Definition of Blue-eyed Mary

1. Noun. Eastern United States plant with whorls of blue-and-white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Collinsia Verna
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Collinsia, Genus Collinsia



Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue-eyed Mary

blue-black
blue-blind
blue-blindness
blue-blood
blue-blooded
blue-bloods
blue-bonnet
blue-chip
blue-chip stock
blue-collar
blue-collared
blue-eye
blue-eyed
blue-eyed(a)
blue-eyed African daisy
blue-eyed Mary (current term)
blue-eyed boy
blue-eyed boys
blue-eyed soul
blue-eyes
blue-green
blue-green alga
blue-green algae
blue-green bacteria
blue-green bacterium
blue-headed vireo
blue-light special
blue-nosed
blue-on-blue

Literary usage of Blue-eyed Mary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The United Service (1884)
"At this moment we heard the shout of many voices outside the vessel, and, going to the grated port, I looked out and saw that the 'blue-eyed Mary' was in ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Fields and hillsides, Newfoundland to Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Virginia, Nebraska, Colorado and Utah. blue-eyed Mary. Star-eyed grass. Grass-flower. ..."

3. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"... YOUNG blue-eyed Mary AND EARL EDWIN. Air—" Kate of Coleraine."—(Beuler.) YOUNG Mary, the blue eyed, whose beauties were blushing, Adown a lone valley, ..."

4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1907)
"blue-eyed Mary is an annual plant, that is, it comes up each spring from seeds produced during the preceding summer. Evidently if no flowers are allowed to ..."

5. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1799)
"And, Britons be Britons, till time be no more I blue-eyed Mary. ... quarrel—his love turns to hate, And foon blue-eyed Mary is left to her fat«. ..."

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