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blue-curls

or blue curls

[bloo-kurlz] /ˈbluˌkɜrlz/
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).
Origin of blue-curls
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism
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  • Well, the modest little blue-curls long had had a working agreement with the Meadow Bees, and got on nicely.

    Woodland Tales Ernest Seton-Thompson

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