Definition of bluebonnet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌbänət/


A blue-flowered lupine, especially common in Texas.
  • Genus Lupinus, family Leguminosae: several species, in particular the Texas bluebonnet (L. texensis) and the shy bluebonnet (L. subcarnosus).
Example sentences
  • As with most species of wildflowers found in U.S. state or national parks, it is unlawful to pick or dig up Texas bluebonnets.
  • She was gathering daisies, posies, dandelions, bluebonnets, roses, tulips.
  • On Monday, he offered him a warm embrace and a kiss on both cheeks and gripped his hand as they disappeared into an office building on the ranch where bluebonnets, the Texas state flower, were making their spring debut.

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Syllabification: blue·bonnet

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