Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several annual North American lupines having palmately compound leaves and blue flowers, especially Lupinus texensis, chiefly found in Texas.
  • noun A broad, blue woolen cap worn in Scotland.
  • noun A person wearing such a cap.

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  • noun Any of several North American species of Lupinus, a kind of flower known for its blue color.

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Examples

  • I think we're going to take some pictures in bluebonnet patches afterward - if it doesn't rain.

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  • The bluebonnet has been the subject of numerous poems, songs, works of fictions, and art.

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  • I still remember learning, when I was about ten years old, that the neighborhood grocer's two year old boy had been bitten by a rattler as he reached to pick a bluebonnet, and had died on his way to the hospital.

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  • A Texas bluebonnet (even though they're not in season until April!) from Lockhart, Texas.

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  • There were a number of teens who weren't doing wedding dresses, and the bulk of the models present were younger children available for family and youth bluebonnet shots.

    Jayme Lynn Blaschke's Gibberish

  • Lupines almost identical to the Texas bluebonnet but growing as bushes 3 to 4 feet tall.

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  • The Wife had a photo workshop Sunday, a "trash-the-dress" style bridal shoot in a bluebonnet field in Brenham.

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  • Lupines almost identical to the Texas bluebonnet but growing as bushes 3 to 4 feet tall.

    Ojo Del Lago - A Trip to See the Monarchs

  • There were a number of teens who weren't doing wedding dresses, and the bulk of the models present were younger children available for family and youth bluebonnet shots.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The Wife had a photo workshop Sunday, a "trash-the-dress" style bridal shoot in a bluebonnet field in Brenham.

    Jayme Lynn Blaschke's Gibberish

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  • An Australian parrot, the only member of the genus Northiella, whose habitat includes open woodland, scrub, riverine forest, spinifex, and farmlands in the eastern half of the continent, with a smaller race being found in the Western Australian Nullarbor region.

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