Definition of Blue star
1. Noun. Subshrubs of southeastern United States forming slow-growing clumps and having blue flowers in short terminal cymes.
Group relationships: Amsonia, Genus Amsonia
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
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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 ..."