a town in W Missouri.
a spruce, Picea pungens, of western North America, having bluish-green leaves, grown as an ornamental: the state tree of Colorado and Utah. noun a spruce tree, Picea pungens glauca, native to the Rocky Mountains of North America, having blue-green needle-like leaves Also called balsam spruce
a serious fungal disease of certain trees that reduces the economic value of the timber, caused by various species of the genus Ceratocystis. noun (forestry) a bluish discoloration of sapwood caused by growth of fungi
a state of the U.S. that usually votes Democratic. Contemporary Examples Obama Gets His Mojo Back Peter Beinart March 10, 2010 Should Pro-Israel Blue-state Democrats Boycott Obama? Gil Troy October 28, 2012 Should Pro-Israel Blue-state Democrats Boycott Obama? Gil Troy October 28, 2012 The Democrats Need to Stop Freaking Out About Obamacare and Take Charge […]
any of a class of blue celestial objects, at one time thought to be stars, that do not emit appreciable radio waves. Abbreviation: BSO.