Definition of Blue tulip

1. Noun. Short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue Tulip

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
blue toadflax
blue toe syndrome
blue tulip (current term)
blue violet
blue vision
blue vitriol
blue wall
blue wall of silence
blue walleye
blue water
blue waters
blue whale
blue whales
blue white colour selection
blue wildebeest
blueback
blueback salmon

Literary usage of Blue tulip

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1. Fairy gifts; or, A wallet of wonders by Kathleen Knox (1875)
"This was easily done, the blue tulip being decidedly the most conspicuous object in the landscape, and she picked the four - leaved shamrock from the centre ..."

2. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"... 762 BLUE-EYED GRASS 174 BLUE FLAG 176 BLUE FLAX 534 BLUE GRAMA 65 BLUE-GRASS 72 BLUE-JOINT 95 BLUE-LIPS 762 BLUE-STEM 33, 95 blue tulip 288 BLUE WILLOW ..."

3. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture \ by Peter Henderson (1910)
"Is a small bulb from the Rio Grande, producing two to four beautiful blue tulip-shaped flowers on a slender stalk, about one and a half feet high. ..."

4. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology and by Alphonso Wood (1861)
"Florists have never yet obtained a blue tulip, rose, or dahlia. The geranium varies throughout the cyanic series, and a yellow geranium is unknown. ..."

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