blue bonnet

bluebonnet

[bloo-bon-it]
noun
1.
the cornflower, Centaurea cyanus.
2.
a blue-flowered lupine, especially Lupinus subcarnosus, having spikes of light blue flowers with a white or yellow spot: the state flower of Texas.
3.
a broad, flat cap of blue wool, formerly worn in Scotland.
4.
a Scottish soldier who wore such a cap.
5.
any Scot.
Also called bluecap [bloo-kap] .


Origin:
1675–85; blue + bonnet

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bluebonnet or bluecap (ˈbluːˌbɒnɪt, ˈbluːˌkæp)
 
n
other names for Balmoral
 
bluecap or bluecap
 
n

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