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blueblossom

[ bloo-blos-uhm ]
/ ˈbluˌblɒs əm /
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noun

a shrub, Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, of the buckthorn family, abundant in the western U.S., having finely toothed oblong leaves and lilaclike clusters of blue flowers.

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Also called blue myrtle.

Origin of blueblossom

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