[ bloo-blos-uhm ]
/ ˈbluˌblɒs əm /
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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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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
Also called blue myrtle.
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