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bluebell

noun blue·bell \-ˌbel\

: a plant with blue flowers that are shaped like bells

Full Definition of BLUEBELL

1
:  any of various bellflowers; especially :  harebell
2
:  any of various plants bearing blue bell-shaped flowers: as
a :  a European herb (Hyacinthoides nonscripta syn. Scilla nonscripta) of the lily family having scapose racemes of drooping bell-shaped flowers —called also wild hyacinth
b plural :  a glabrous erect eastern United States herb (Mertensia virginica) of the borage family with entire leaves and showy blue flowers pink in the bud —called also Virginia bluebells

First Known Use of BLUEBELL

1578

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