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bluebell

Syllabification: blue·bell
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌbel
 
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Definition of bluebell in English:

noun

1 (also English bluebell) A widely cultivated European woodland plant of the lily family that produces clusters of bell-shaped blue flowers in spring.
  • Hyacinthoides (or Endymion) nonscripta, family Liliaceae
Example sentences
  • Daffodils, wild hyacinths and tulips, snowdrops, bluebells, daisies and buttercups littered the earth.
  • The gardens are bounded by rhododendrons as well as azaleas, while in the woodlands there are snowdrops, bluebells, daffodils and narcissi.
  • Autumn is the time to put in bulbs for early spring including snow-drops, daffodils, crocuses, lilies and bluebells.
2Any of a number of other plants with blue bell-shaped flowers, in particular.
Example sentences
  • In amongst the shrubs and trees are many more delights both indigenous and exotic, in the form of plants such as Spanish bluebells and South African gazanias.
  • Spanish bluebell is a good bet everywhere except the intermediate and low deserts.
  • This comes from the Spanish bluebell which can be purchased in some garden centres.

Words that rhyme with bluebell

cowbell • Annabel

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