coral bells

noun

variants or coralbells
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: a perennial alumroot (Heuchera sanguinea) widely cultivated for its feathery spikes of tiny usually reddish bell-shaped flowers

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coral bells was circa 1900

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“Coral bells.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coral%20bells. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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