Bellis

noun
Bel·​lis | \ ˈbe-ləs \

Definition of Bellis

: a small genus of scapose herbs (family Compositae) having solitary heads of ray flowers with involucral bracts that are nearly equal — see daisy sense 1, western daisy

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History and Etymology for Bellis

Latin, white daisy, perhaps from bellus pretty

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“Bellis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bellis. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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