blue-eyed grass

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blue-eyed grass

 (blo͞o′īd′)
n.
Any of various perennial herbs of the genus Sisyrinchium native to the Americas, having grasslike leaves and small blue, white, or yellow flowers.
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blue-eyed grass

n
(Plants) any of various mainly North American iridaceous marsh plants of the genus Sisyrinchium that have grasslike leaves and small flat starlike blue flowers
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blue′-eyed` grass′


n.
any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Sisyrinchium, of the iris family, having grasslike leaves and small, usu. blue flowers.
[1775–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blue-eyed grass - plant with grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowersblue-eyed grass - plant with grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowers
iridaceous plant - any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae
genus Sisyrinchium, Sisyrinchium - chiefly North American grasslike herbs
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