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bluette

[bloo-it]
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noun
  1. blewit.

blewit

or blu·ette, blew·its, blew·itt

[bloo-it]
noun
  1. an edible pale-bluish mushroom, Tricholoma personatum.

Origin of blewit

1820–30; probably blue + -et
Also called blue-leg.
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Examples from the Web for bluette

Historical Examples

  • Two minutes after, Bluette joined her friend Céline Gamelle in a fiacre, and laughed heartily, clapping her little plump hands.

    Beatrice Boville and Other Stories

    Ouida

  • Three years ago, Bluette Lemaire first appeared at the Odéon.

  • Kept getting in front, you know, whenever the Bluette wanted to pass, and cutting it off so it had to fall behind.

    From the Car Behind

    Eleanor M. Ingram