bluet


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to bluet: Bluetooth headset

bluet

(ˈbluːɪt)
n
(Plants) a North American rubiaceous plant, Houstonia caerulea, with small four-petalled blue flowers

blu•et

(ˈblu ɪt)

n.
1. Usu., bluets. a low-growing North American plant, Houstonia caerula, of the madder family, with small four-petaled blue flowers.
2. any of various other plants having blue flowers.
[1400–50; late Middle English blewet, blewed, variant of Middle English bloweth, blowed]
References in periodicals archive ?
blur, bluet, bluer, blue, beau, bateau, Monopoly a on places all -Mayfair aural, aura, abutter, abut, TABLATURE Mall, Pall Lane, Park A.
This sub-level nature of sound appears earlier in the novel too, when Ellen is trying to rock baby Bluet to sleep; the Fairchild house is described as "nearly still" and therefore calm enough that "from below ...
(28.) Dardennes RM, Zizzari P, Tolle V, Foulon C, Kipman A, Romo L, Iancu-Gontard D, Boni C, Sinet PM, Therese Bluet M, Estour B, Mouren MC, Guelfi JD, Rouillon F, Gorwood P, Epelbaum J.
Nadella also showed off the ContinuumAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA feature of the Lumia 950 which allows users to plugAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA phones into a monitor, connect to a Bluet keyboard and have a full-fledged PC experience.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTION: belt; bent; bier; bile; bine; bint; birl; bite; biter; blent; blin; blip; blue; BLUEPRINT; bluer; bluet; blunt; blunter; blur; blurt; brine; bruin; bruit; brunt; brut; brute; built; bunt; burin; burl; burn; burnet; burnt; burp; butler; lube; nubile; rebuilt; rebut; ruble; tribe; tribune; tube; tuber; turbine.
Meanwhile the bluet lies sway themselves along Over the water's surface, or close by; Not one in ten beyond the grass will fly That closely skirts the stream; nor will your eye Meet any where the sunshine is not strong.
George Harbin," 7, claim (without making clear why) that Anne was Georges half-sister, from his mothers second marriage to John Bluet, but that marriage took place in 1675; Rawlins and Binnall state (69-70) that George and Anne were full siblings.
Various local species, along with their cousins, the damselflies, have telling names like ebony jewel-wing, amber-winged spreadwing, red damsel, red bluet, orange bluet, violet dancer, spotted blue darner, sand dragon, calico pennant, blue pirate, green jacket, ruby meadowfly, goldenwing, and red saddlebag.
Maine's Lumber State nickname transposes to Stream Bluet. This is a species of American bluet damselflies, with the technical name Enallagma exsulans, in the family Coenagrionidae.
The familiar bluet Enallagma civile (Coenagrionidae) is distributed from southern Canada to Central America and from the Atlantic to Pacific oceans (Westfall and May, 1996).
It centres on a bluet bear called Waldo who interviews politicians and establishment figures under the pretence that it's all for a children's TV show.