Definition of blue-eyed Mary in English:

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blue-eyed Mary

noun

A low-growing plant of the borage family that bears bright blue flowers and spreads by means of runners.
  • Omphalodes verna, family Boraginaceae.
Example sentences
  • For visitors, blue-eyed Marys and Virginia bluebells provide a visual delight in the spring.
  • Virginia bluebells, wild sweet William and blue-eyed Mary are never disappointing.
  • First they were interspersed in the carpet of blue-eyed Marys and then they formed their own carpet as the terrain sloped up into the highlands.

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Syllabification: blue-eyed Mar·y

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