low spirits; depression.
a blue capsule or tablet containing the barbiturate amobarbital or its derivative.
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a fit of depression or melancholy
an attack of delirium tremens
Low spirits; depression: blue devils after giving birth
a plant, Dichelostemma pulchellum, of the amaryllis family, common on the western coast of the U.S., having headlike clusters of blue flowers.
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a shrub or small tree, Cornus alternifolia, of eastern North America, having clusters of white flowers and bluish fruit.