Pronunciation: (blOO'it), [key]
1. Usually, bluets. Also called innocence, Quaker-ladies. any of several North American plants of the genus Houstonia (or Hedyotis), of the madder family, esp. H. caerulea, a low-growing plant having four-petaled blue and white flowers.
2. any of various other plants having blue flowers.
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