blue devil

Primary Meanings of blue devil

1.
n
a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in United States
2.
n
the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
Full Definitions of blue devil
1

n a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in United States

Synonyms:
Echium vulgare, blue thistle, blueweed, viper's bugloss
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2

n the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic

Synonyms:
Amytal, amobarbital sodium, blue, blue angel
Type of:
amobarbital
a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant

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