silver bell


: any of a genus (Halesia) of deciduous trees and shrubs of the storax family
especially : one (H. carolina) of the southeastern U.S. cultivated for its bell-shaped white flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of silver bell was in 1785

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“Silver bell.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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