Definition of bluebonnet in English:

bluebonnet

noun

  • A blue-flowered lupine, especially common in Texas.

    • ‘She was gathering daisies, posies, dandelions, bluebonnets, roses, tulips.’
    • ‘It's a song about a mother and father who worked all their lives in obscurity, but lived in ‘the only place on earth bluebonnets grow,’ and about the way they loved their life and - memorably - about the way they described their death.’
    • ‘Mira missed the treasured days spent strolling along the Shannon, picking bluebonnets and dangling bare feet into the water.’
    • ‘Jeannie bent to pick a bluebonnet from the side of the path.’
    • ‘Hopefully this spring finds you enjoying your version of the Texas bluebonnets and Indian paint wildflowers.’
    • ‘I stopped by the post office this afternoon and met these fellows in a patch of bluebonnets.’
    • ‘In spring, the desert and mountains erupt into a vibrant carpet of spring flowers, including bluebonnets, bi-colored mustards, and numerous species of cactus such as prickly pear, claret cup and rainbow.’
    • ‘The seat folds over to make a ‘tailgate’ bench and she has visions of spring picnics in fields of bluebonnets.’
    • ‘Landscapes are her favored subject, as well as the bluebonnets, black-eyed Susans, and other wildflowers that surround the house in spring and summer.’
    • ‘As with most species of wildflowers found in U.S. state or national parks, it is unlawful to pick or dig up Texas bluebonnets.’
    • ‘We saw maroon bluebonnets (Who even knew there was such a thing?).’
    • ‘On Monday, he offered him a warm embrace and a kiss on both cheeks and gripped his hand as they disappeared into an office building on the ranch where bluebonnets, the Texas state flower, were making their spring debut.’

Pronunciation

bluebonnet

/ˈblo͞oˌbänət/