a novel (1970) by Toni Morrison.
Usually, bluets. Also called innocence, Quaker-ladies. any of several North American plants of the genus Houstonia (or Hedyotis), of the madder family, especially H. caerulea, a low-growing plant having four-petaled blue and white flowers. any of various other plants having blue flowers. Historical Examples The Fairy Book Dinah Maria Mulock (AKA Miss Mulock) The Little […]
the blues, (used with a plural verb) depressed spirits; despondency; melancholy: This rainy spell is giving me the blues. (used with a singular verb) Jazz. a song, originating with American blacks, that is marked by the frequent occurrence of blue notes, and that takes the basic form, customarily improvised upon in performance, of a 12-bar […]
noun a small brownish European songbird, Cyanosylvia svecica, related to the thrushes, the male of which has a blue throat: family Muscicapidae Historical Examples Egyptian Birds Charles Whymper Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska James W. Bee
noun a common European tit, Parus caeruleus, having a blue crown, wings, and tail, yellow underparts, and a black and grey head