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bellwort

Syllabification: bell·wort
Pronunciation: /ˈbelˌwərt, -ˌwôrt/

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Definition of bellwort in English:

noun

A plant of the lily family bearing slender yellow bell-like flowers and found chiefly in eastern North America.
  • Genus Uvularia, family Liliaceae: several species, including the large-flowered bellwort (U. grandiflora) and the perfoliate bellwort (U. perfoliata)

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