blue succory


noun

a composite garden plant, Catananche caerulea, of southern Europe, having very hairy leaves and blue flower heads, used by the ancients as a love potion.

Nearby words

  1. blue state,
  2. blue stellar object,
  3. blue stem,
  4. blue straggler,
  5. blue streak,
  6. blue swimmer,
  7. blue thistle,
  8. blue tit,
  9. blue vein,
  10. blue velvet

Also called Cupid's-dart.

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