Definition of Bluebell

1. Noun. Sometimes placed in genus Scilla.

2. Noun. One of the most handsome prairie wildflowers having large erect bell-shaped bluish flowers; of moist places in prairies and fields from eastern Colorado and Nebraska south to New Mexico and Texas.
Exact synonyms: Eustoma Grandiflorum, Prairie Gentian, Tulip Gentian
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Eustoma, Genus Eustoma

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

Definition of Bluebell

1. n. A plant of the genus Campanula, especially the Campanula rotundifolia, which bears blue bell-shaped flowers; the harebell.

Definition of Bluebell

1. Noun. Either of two flowering plants of the genus ''Hyacinthoides'', the English bluebell and the Spanish bluebell. ¹

2. Noun. A harebell, ''Campanula rotundifolia''. ¹

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Definition of Bluebell

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bluebell

1. A plant of the genus Campanula, especially the Campanula rotundifolia, which bears blue bell-shaped flowers; the harebell. A plant of the genus Scilla (Scilla nutans). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bluebell

blue water
blue waters
blue whale
blue whales
blue white colour selection
blue wildebeest
blueback salmon
bluebell (current term)
blueberry bush
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blueberry muffin sign
blueberry pie
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Literary usage of Bluebell

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1. Daytrips London by Earl Steinbicker (2003)
"Trip 2O bluebell The glorious Age of Steam is alive and well on the ... No mere amusement, the bluebell was a working standard-gauge branch line from 1882 ..."

2. The Professor by Charlotte Brontë, Anne Brontë, Patrick Brontë (1900)
"II THE bluebell THE bluebell is the sweetest flower That waves in summer air: Its blossoms have the mightiest power To soothe my spirit's care. ..."

3. The First-[sixth] Reader of the Popular Series by Marcius Willson (1881)
"The Fainting bluebell. 1. I. Up where the meadow grass Leans toward the river, Stood little bluebell, All in a shiver. 2. "River'! ..."

4. A Vers de Société Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1907)
"THE bluebell With a strolling Bumblebee; "I love you so," He whispered ... IN love she fell, My shy bluebell, "Sweet, give your heart to me! ..."

5. Publications of the Folk-Lore Foundation by Vassar College Folk-lore Foundation (1922)
"Pick a little bluebell, through the window, Pick a little bluebell, ... Pick a little bluebell and pat her on the shoulder, Pick a little bluebell and pat ..."

6. Famous Poems Explained: Helps to Reading with the Understanding, with by Waitman Barbe (1909)
"THE bluebell The bluebell tells a truth but not a fact; for there are many great truths which are not facts. Even some fairy stories contain great truths. ..."

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