A low-growing North American plant of the bedstraw family, with small four-petaled flowers and paired leaves. Bluets often grow in large groups.
- Genus Houstonia (or Hedyotis) , family Rubiaceae: several species, especially H. caerulea, with milky-blue or white flowers, and long-leaved bluets (H. longifolia), with white or lavender flowers.
- That bluet breaks me up, tiny spring flower late, late in dour October.
- He stands as a glad, unnecessary witness to an event - the bluets unseasonable flowering - made possible and then actually made by ‘stamina.’
- Those little bluets look so sweet!
Early 18th century: from French, diminutive of bleu 'blue'.
Words that rhyme with bluetcruet, intuit, suet, Yuit
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