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bluebonnet

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noun blue·bon·net \ˈblü-ˌbä-nət\

Definition of bluebonnet

  1. 1 a :  a wide flat round cap of blue wool formerly worn in Scotland b :  one that wears such a cap; specifically :  scot

  2. 2 :  either of two low-growing annual lupines (Lupinus subcarnosus or L. texensis) of Texas with silky foliage and blue flowers



1682

First Known Use of bluebonnet

1682

Rhymes with bluebonnet


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