blue-curls

blue-curls

[bloo-kurlz]
noun, plural blue-curls.
1.
(used with a singular or plural verb) any of several plants belonging to the genus Trichostema, of the mint family, having blue to pink or, rarely, white flowers with long, curved filaments.
2.
selfheal ( def 1 ).
Also, blue curls.


Origin:
1810–20, Americanism

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