from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See cockle, 2.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Instances may be cited of the white varieties of the snapdragon, of the red clover, the long-spurred violet (_Viola_  _cornuta_) the sea-shore aster (_Aster Tripolium_), corn-rose
As I strolled, my eye fell upon a little flower which I recognised as a favourite from my dear mother's garden; I observed a glowing alkermes, an Oriental corn-rose, then again an artichoke, overgrown with vile weeds.
Nevertheless, I would have used Gerarde's name, if the corn-rose were as much a rose as the corn-flag is a flag.