Definition of Harebell

1. Noun. Sometimes placed in genus Scilla.




2. Noun. Perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers.
Exact synonyms: Bluebell, Campanula Rotundifolia
Generic synonyms: Bellflower, Campanula

Definition of Harebell

1. n. A small, slender, branching plant (Campanula rotundifolia), having blue bell-shaped flowers; also, Scilla nutans, which has similar flowers; -- called also bluebell.

Definition of Harebell

1. Noun. A perennial flowering plant, ''Campanula rotundifolia'', native to the Northern Hemisphere, with blue, bell-like flowers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Harebell

1. a perennial herb [n -S]

Medical Definition of Harebell

1. A small, slender, branching plant (Campanula rotundifolia), having blue bell-shaped flowers; also, Scilla nutans, which has similar flowers. Synonym: bluebell. Alternative forms: hairbell. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harebell

hardy hole
hardy holes
hardystonite
hare
hare's-ear
hare's-foot bristle fern
hare's-foot fern
hare's eye
hare-brained
hare-hearted
hare and hounds
hare lip
hare scramble
hare wallaby
harebell (current term)
harebells
harebrained
hared
hareem
hareems
harefoot
harehound
harehounds
hareld
harelds
harelike
harelipped
harelips

Literary usage of Harebell

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1. Young Folks' Recitations: Designed for Young People of Fourteen Years by Rachel Hinkle Shoemaker (1912)
"A harebell hung its willful head: " I am tired, so tired ! ... The cloud withdrew, and the harebell cried, " I am faint, so faint ! and no water beside ! ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"HOPE IS LIKE A harebell HOPE is like a harebell, trembling from its birth; Love is like a rose, the joy of all the earth. Faith is like a lily lifted high ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"harebell, the common name in this country and England for a beautiful wild perennial plant, campanula rotundifolia. The genus campanula is a large and very ..."

4. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"For me ' — she stooped, and, looking round, Plucked a blue harebell from the ' For me, whose memory scarce convoys An image of more splendid days, ..."

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