baby blue-eyes

noun
delicate California annual having blue flowers marked with dark spots
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nemophila

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun plural but singular or plural in construction
Etymology: so called from the eyelike spots
: a delicate California herb (Nemophila menziesii) having blue flowers marked with dark spots

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baby blue-eyes, or ba|by-blue-eyes «BAY bee BLOO YZ», noun.
1. any one of certain North American plants of the waterleaf family having blue flowers. Different species are found in California, Oklahoma, the Northwestern United States, and southwestern Canada.
2. the flower of such a plant.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • baby-blue-eyes — aby blue eyes n. 1. delicate California annual having blue flowers marked with dark spots. Syn: baby blue eyes, Nemophila menziesii [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baby blue-eyes — ☆ baby blue eyes [blo͞o′īz΄ ] n. a native Calif. wildflower (Nemophila menziesii) of the waterleaf family with bell shaped flowers * * * …   Universalium

  • baby blue-eyes — ☆ baby blue eyes [blo͞o′īz΄ ] n. a native Calif. wildflower (Nemophila menziesii) of the waterleaf family with bell shaped flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Baby blue eyes — Nemophila menziesii Baby blue eyes Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • baby-blue-eyes — /bay bee blooh uyz /, n., pl. baby blue eyes. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) any of several plants of the genus Nemophila, of western North America, esp. N. menziesii, a low growing plant having blue, white centered flowers. [1885 90, Amer.; so… …   Universalium

  • baby-blue-eyes — /bay bee blooh uyz /, n., pl. baby blue eyes. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) any of several plants of the genus Nemophila, of western North America, esp. N. menziesii, a low growing plant having blue, white centered flowers. [1885 90, Amer.; so… …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby blue-eyes — mėlynoji nemofilė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Hidrofilinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Nemophila menziesii), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nemophila menziesii angl. baby blue eyes šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • baby-blue-eyes — ba′by blue′ eyes n. pl. eyes. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) pln a low growing plant, Nemophila menziesii, of the waterleaf family, native to California, having blue flowers with white centers • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • baby blue-eyes — n. blue eyes, California annual plant that has blue flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • baby blue eyes — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1887 a delicate blue flowered California herb (Nemophila menziesii) of the waterleaf family …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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