any of several plants of the genus Nemophila, of western North America, especially N. menziesii, a low-growing plant having blue, white-centered flowers.
This beautiful Nemophila is a more fragile flower than its sister, the baby-blue-eyes.
The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits Mary Elizabeth Parsons
There are some baby-blue-eyes, and yonder dry field is brilliant with the colors of many others.
Conservation Reader Harold W. Fairbanks
- Baby blue
a very light blue. baby blues, Informal. a person’s blue eyes: His charm lies largely in the way he bats his baby blues. Contemporary Examples Apparently security was watching the throne of baby blue Ivy. Jay-Z and Beyoncé: The Birth of Blue Ivy Carter January 8, 2012 The fair-haired Chris Matthews was in a scary […]
- Baby blues
a very light blue. baby blues, Informal. a person’s blue eyes: His charm lies largely in the way he bats his baby blues. Contemporary Examples That said, it is a chic alternative to hardwood floors and baby blues. Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt June 17, 2010 noun phrase Blue eyes: lookin’ up into the […]
- Baby bond
noun (Brit) a sum of money invested shortly after the birth of a child, the returns of which may not be collected until the child reaches adulthood
- Baby bonus
noun (Canadian, informal) family allowance