See under Egyptian lotus (def 1).
a water lily, Nymphaea stellata, of India, having pale-blue flowers.
either of two Egyptian water lilies of the genus Nymphaea, as N. caerulea (blue lotus) having light blue flowers, or N. lotus (white lotus) having white flowers.
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noun one of the four pursuivants of the British College of Arms Historical Examples Historic Girlhoods Rupert S. Holland The Magic World Edith Nesbit Johnny Ludlow, Third Series Mrs. Henry Wood The Quest Frederik van Eeden The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals Ann S. Stephens The Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott The […]
blue daisy. a bushy, composite shrub, Felicia amelloides, of southern Africa, having solitary, daisylike flowers with yellow disks and blue rays, grown as an ornamental.
a large marlin, Makaira nigricans, occurring worldwide in warm and temperate seas, highly prized in sportfishing and as a food fish.
Also called mercury mass. a preparation of metallic mercury and other ingredients, used for making blue pills. blue pill (def 1). Historical Examples Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6) John McElroy The Wit and Humor of America, Volume V. (of X.) Various