baby blue eyes
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1887 a delicate blue-flowered California herb (Nemophila menziesii) of the waterleaf family

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • baby-blue-eyes — aby blue eyes n. 1. delicate California annual having blue flowers marked with dark spots. Syn: baby blue eyes, Nemophila menziesii [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baby blue-eyes — ☆ baby blue eyes [blo͞o′īz΄ ] n. a native Calif. wildflower (Nemophila menziesii) of the waterleaf family with bell shaped flowers * * * …   Universalium

  • baby blue-eyes — ☆ baby blue eyes [blo͞o′īz΄ ] n. a native Calif. wildflower (Nemophila menziesii) of the waterleaf family with bell shaped flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Baby blue eyes — Nemophila menziesii Baby blue eyes Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • baby blue-eyes — noun delicate California annual having blue flowers marked with dark spots • Syn: ↑Nemophila menziesii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nemophila * * * ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby-blue-eyes — /bay bee blooh uyz /, n., pl. baby blue eyes. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) any of several plants of the genus Nemophila, of western North America, esp. N. menziesii, a low growing plant having blue, white centered flowers. [1885 90, Amer.; so… …   Universalium

  • baby-blue-eyes — /bay bee blooh uyz /, n., pl. baby blue eyes. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) any of several plants of the genus Nemophila, of western North America, esp. N. menziesii, a low growing plant having blue, white centered flowers. [1885 90, Amer.; so… …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby blue-eyes — mėlynoji nemofilė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Hidrofilinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Nemophila menziesii), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nemophila menziesii angl. baby blue eyes šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • baby-blue-eyes — ba′by blue′ eyes n. pl. eyes. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) pln a low growing plant, Nemophila menziesii, of the waterleaf family, native to California, having blue flowers with white centers • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • baby blue-eyes — n. blue eyes, California annual plant that has blue flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

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