blue-eyed grass
noun Date: 1783 any of a genus (Sisyrinchium) of New World herbs of the iris family having grasslike foliage and blue, yellow, or white flowers

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  • Blue-eyed grass — Blue eyed grass(Bot.) a grasslike plant ({Sisyrinchium anceps}), with small flowers of a delicate blue color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blue-eyed grass — ☆ blue eyed grass [blo͞o′īd′ ] n. any of a genus (Sisyrinchium) of small, grasslike plants of the iris family, with flat blue, blue and yellow, or white flowers …   English World dictionary

  • blue-eyed grass — blue′ eyed grass′ n. pln any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Sisyrinchium, of the iris family, having grasslike leaves and small, usu. blue flowers • Etymology: 1775–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • blue-eyed grass — noun plant with grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowers • Hypernyms: ↑iridaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Sisyrinchium, ↑genus Sisyrinchium * * * noun : a plant of the genus Sisyrinchium having grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue-eyed grass — any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Sisyrinchium, of the iris family, having grasslike leaves and small, usually blue, flowers. [1775 85] * * * ▪ plant       any of the more than 75 species of Sisyrinchium, native to the Americas and… …   Universalium

  • Western Blue-eyed Grass — Taxobox name = Western blue eyed grass image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Iridaceae subfamilia = Iridoideae tribus = Sisyrinchieae genus = Sisyrinchium species = S.… …   Wikipedia

  • Blue-eyed — may refer to:In zoology:* Blue eyed Cockatoo, large, white parrot with an erectile yellow white crest, grey color beak and feet, and prominent light blue ring around the eye * Blue eyed Darner, dragonfly of the family Aeshnidae * Blue eyed… …   Wikipedia

  • grass flower — grass flower, 1. = blue eyed grass. (Cf. ↑blue eyed grass) 2. = spring beauty. (Cf. ↑spring beauty) …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue-eyedgrass — blue eyed grass (blo͞oʹīd ) n. Any of various New World perennial herbs of the genus Sisyrinchium having grasslike leaves and small blue, white, or yellow flowers. * * * …   Universalium

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