bellwort

noun
bell·​wort | \ ˈbel-ˌwərt How to pronounce bellwort (audio) , -ˌwȯrt \

Definition of bellwort

: any of a small genus (Uvularia) of herbs of the lily family with yellow bell-shaped flowers

First Known Use of bellwort

1737, in the meaning defined above

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“Bellwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bellwort. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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