harebell


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hare·bell

 (hâr′bĕl′)
n.
A perennial plant (Campanula rotundifolia) having slender stems, dense clusters of basal leaves, and bell-shaped blue or white flowers. Also called bluebell.
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harebell

(ˈhɛəˌbɛl)
n
(Plants) a N temperate campanulaceous plant, Campanula rotundifolia, having slender stems and leaves, and bell-shaped pale blue flowers. Also called (in Scotland): bluebell
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hare•bell

(ˈhɛərˌbɛl)

n.
a low plant, Campanula rotundifolia, of the bellflower family, having narrow leaves and blue, bell-shaped flowers.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harebell - sometimes placed in genus Scillaharebell - 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.harebell - perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowersharebell - 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
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Translations

harebell

[ˈhɛəbel] Ncampánula f
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harebell

[ˈhɛəˌbɛl] ncampanella scozzese
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References in classic literature ?
The pliant harebell swinging in the breeze, On some grey rock: The single sheep, and the one blasted tree, And the bleak music from that old stone wall:-- In the meadows and the lower ground, Was all the sweetness of a common dawn:-- And that green corn all day is rustling in thine ears!
"Harebell, if a silkworm spin one yard of Fairy cloth in an hour, how many will it spin in a day?"
There were wild-flowers to pluck--the bright red poppy, the gentle harebell, the cowslip, and the rose.
It nodded like a wind-blown harebell down the valleys and round the mountain sides, and in due time the lama and Kim, who steered by compass, would overhaul it, vending ointments and powders at eventide.
I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched the moths fluttering among the heath and harebells, listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass, and wondered how any one could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.
On the morning of June 19, 1956, William Apter, 22, had spent the night at the home of Matilda Garner, sister of his girlfriend, Teresa Jones, in Harebell Street, Kirkdale.
The 29-year-old admitted to charges of depositing controlled waste on Harebell Road, Beacon Lough, in Gateshead without a permit, transporting controlled waste and failing to produce the authority to do so when asked by a council officer and failing to secure on the transfer of waste that the transfer was to an authorised person.
The 29-year-old admitted to charges of depositing controlled waste on Harebell Road without a permit, transporting controlled waste and failing to produce the authority to do so when asked by a Gateshead Councilofficer and failing to secure on the transfer of waste that the transfer was to an authorised person.
Threatened and rare plants such as harebell and birds-foot trefoil are being crowded out by "nitrogen-guzzlers" including brambles and stinging nettles, which thrive in the unnatural conditions, a report from Plantlife has warned.
She added that in his blood, he was found to have "5.2 micrograms of THC in his system" - the main ingredient found in cannabis that can affect memory, co-ordination, thinking and time perception, Bolger, of Harebell Close, Ingleby Barwick, pleaded guilty to drug-driving at a previous hearing after initially pleading his innocence.
The best is Hensol Harebell, with broad petals and long spurs.