bluet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bluet, diminutive of bleu (blue).

Noun[edit]

bluet (plural bluets)

  1. Any of several different species of plants having blue flowers.
    • 1913, Robert Frost, 'The Vantage Point':
      My breathing shakes the bluet like a breeze [...].
    • 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 232:
      They passed undulating fields of wheat speckled with the confetti of poppies and bluets.

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