Definition of Blue star

1. Noun. Subshrubs of southeastern United States forming slow-growing clumps and having blue flowers in short terminal cymes.

Exact synonyms: Amsonia Tabernaemontana
Group relationships: Amsonia, Genus Amsonia
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue Star

blue sage
blue sclera
blue screen
blue screen of death
blue screens
blue screens of death
blue shark
blue sharks
blue shield
blue skullcap
blue sky
blue sky law
blue sky laws
blue spots
blue star (current term)
blue starter
blue state
blue states
blue stem
blue stone
blue story
blue straggler
blue stragglers
blue succory
blue supergiant
blue supergiants
blue swimmer crab
blue thistle
blue tit

Literary usage of Blue star

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1858)
"August : blue star, bluish train ; stars accompanied by trains differently coloured. In China.—June : a star (with a train) 200° in length ; had the front ..."

2. Popular Science Monthly (1914)
"From this table it may be seen that as much as 60 per cent, of all the radiations coming from a blue star lies in the spectral region to which the eye is ..."

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