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blue·bell

 (blo͞o′bĕl′) also blue·bells (-bĕlz′)
n.
1. Any of several bulbous plants of the genus Hyacinthoides, native to western Europe and northwest Africa and having racemes of usually blue to pink bell-shaped flowers.
2. Any of various plants of the genus Mertensia, native to Asia, Europe, and North America and having blue, trumpet-shaped flowers.
3. See harebell.
4. Any of several other plants having bluish, usually bell-shaped flowers.

bluebell

(ˈbluːˌbɛl)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: wild hyacinth or wood hyacinth a European liliaceous woodland plant, Hyacinthoides (or Endymion) non-scripta, having a one-sided cluster of blue bell-shaped flowers
2. (Plants) Also called: Spanish bluebell a similar and related plant, hispanica, widely grown in gardens and becoming naturalized
3. (Plants) a Scot name for harebell
4. (Plants) any of various other plants with blue bell-shaped flowers

blue•bell

(ˈbluˌbɛl)

n.
1. any of numerous plants of the bellflower family, having blue, bell-shaped flowers, as the harebell.
2. an Old World plant, Endymion nonscriptus, of the lily family, having blue, bell-shaped flowers.
3. any of various other plants having blue flowers of the borage family.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bluebell - sometimes placed in genus Scillabluebell - sometimes placed in genus Scilla  
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Hyacinthoides, Hyacinthoides - small genus of perennial bulbs of western Europe and North Africa; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
2.bluebell - one of the most handsome prairie wildflowers having large erect bell-shaped bluish flowersbluebell - one of the most handsome prairie wildflowers having large erect bell-shaped bluish flowers; of moist places in prairies and fields from eastern Colorado and Nebraska south to New Mexico and Texas
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Eustoma, genus Eustoma - small genus of herbs of warm regions of southern North America to northern South America
3.bluebell - perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowersbluebell - perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers
bellflower, campanula - any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowers
Translations
grasklokjewilde hyacint

bluebell

[ˈbluːbel] Ncampánula f azul (Scot) (= harebell) → campanilla f

bluebell

[ˈbluːbɛl] njacinthe f des bois

bluebell

[ˈbluːˌbɛl] ngiacinto dei boschi