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blue·bon·net

 (blo͞o′bŏn′ĭt)
n.
1. Any of several annual North American lupines having palmately compound leaves and blue flowers, especially Lupinus texensis, chiefly found in Texas.
2.
a. A broad, blue woolen cap worn in Scotland.
b. A person wearing such a cap.

bluebonnet

(ˈbluːˌbɒnɪt) or

bluecap

n
(Clothing & Fashion) other names for Balmoral13

blue•bon•net

(ˈbluˌbɒn ɪt)

n.
2. a blue-flowered lupine, esp. Lupinus subcarnosus, having spikes of light blue flowers with a white or yellow spot: the state flower of Texas.
3. a broad, flat cap of blue wool, formerly worn in Scotland.
4. a Scottish soldier who wore such a cap.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bluebonnet - low-growing annual herb of southwestern United States (Texas) having silky foliage and blue flowersbluebonnet - low-growing annual herb of southwestern United States (Texas) having silky foliage and blue flowers; a leading cause of livestock poisoning in the southwestern United States
lupin, lupine - any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers
2.bluebonnet - a brimless dark blue Scottish cap with a flat top and a plume on one sidebluebonnet - a brimless dark blue Scottish cap with a flat top and a plume on one side
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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