Definition of snowbell in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsnōbel/


An Asian tree related to the storax, bearing clusters of fragrant white hanging flowers at midsummer, widely cultivated as an ornamental.
  • Styrax japonica, family Styracaceae.
Example sentences
  • Other woody plants include fragrant sumac, evergreen sumac, little walnut, Mexican buckeye, Texas persimmon, Texas snowbell, and western white honeysuckle.
  • Jean's fragrant snowbell accents a corner of the house and scents the air around the bench with its springtime blooms.
  • Star magnolias, Japanese snowbell, dogwoods, and a white fringe tree are planted on either side of another bluestone path that cuts through the sophisticated woodland.

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Syllabification: snow·bell

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