from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Any of several herbs of the genus Hedyotis, especially the low-growing H. caerulea of eastern North America, which has blue flowers with yellow centers. Also called Quaker-ladies.
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- n. Plural form of bluet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name given to several different species of plants having blue flowers, as the Houstonia cœrulea, the Centaurea cyanus or bluebottle, and the Vaccinium angustifolium.
Middle English, from bleu, blue; see blue.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)