harebell

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hare·bell

noun \ˈher-ˌbel\

Definition of HAREBELL

:  a slender blue-flowered herb (Campanula rotundifolia) with linear leaves on the stem

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First Known Use of HAREBELL

1636

harebell

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Widespread, slender-stemmed perennial plant (Campanula rotundifolia), also called Scottish bluebell, of the bellflower family, native to woods, meadows, and cliffsides of northern Eurasia and North America and of mountains farther south. It bears nodding, blue, bell-like flowers. There are more than 30 named wild varieties. Each of its delicate stems, growing in clumps, bears one to several drooping blue-violet bells.

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