blue-eyed grass


noun

any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Sisyrinchium, of the iris family, having grasslike leaves and small, usually blue, flowers.

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Origin of blue-eyed grass

First recorded in 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for blue-eyed grass

blue-eyed grass

noun

any of various mainly North American iridaceous marsh plants of the genus Sisyrinchium that have grasslike leaves and small flat starlike blue flowers
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