Definition of Bellwort

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Uvularia having yellowish drooping bell-shaped flowers.

Exact synonyms: Merry Bells, Wild Oats
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Uvularia, Uvularia
Specialized synonyms: Cornflower, Strawflower, Uvularia Grandiflora



Definition of Bellwort

1. n. A genus of plants (Uvularia) with yellowish bell-shaped flowers.

Definition of Bellwort

1. Noun. Any of several perennial plants, of the genus ''Uvularia'', that have yellow, bell-shaped flowers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bellwort

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bellwort

1. A genus of plants (Uvularia) with yellowish bell-shaped flowers. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bellwort

bellringings
bellrope
bellropes
bells
bells and smells
bells and whistles
bells of Ireland
bells the cat
belltower
belltowers
belluine
bellweather
bellweathers
bellwether
bellwethers
bellwort (current term)
bellworts
belly
belly-dance
belly-flop
belly-god
belly-gods
belly-land
belly-up
belly-up(p)
belly-wark
belly breathing
belly buster

Literary usage of Bellwort

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1. Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1876)
"LARGE-FLOWERED bellwort. They require no special culture; do well in any garden soil; increase rapidly, and are propagated by division. ..."

2. Seventy-five Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1870)
"bellwort. A PRETTY family of native, spring-blooming plants, easily cultivated, and worthy a place in the flower garden. They are perennial plants, ..."

3. The Ladies' Vase of Wild Flowers: A Collection of Gems from the Best Authors by Colman (Pamela Atkins) (1850)
"... The bellwort. LOOK up, look up, thou timid thing, Nor Icl thy head sae pensive hing! I am nae tyrant come to wring Thee fra the earth. ..."

4. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota, Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"Large-flowered bellwort. Common, or frequent, through the south half of the state and in the Red river valley, U. perfoliata, L. Mealy bellwort. ..."

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