bell·​wort ˈbel-ˌwərt How to pronounce bellwort (audio)
: any of a small genus (Uvularia) of herbs of the lily family with yellow bell-shaped flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bellwort was in 1737

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“Bellwort.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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