bluebell bluebell  /b ˈlu ˌbɛl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) sometimes placed in genus Scilla
  2. (n) 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
  3. (n) perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers

Usage(s):

  • Excerpt: ''Every time a fairy sneezes, a new Lyons' Swiss Roll is born, and every time a fairy trips over a bluebell, his remark breaks into a million pieces.

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Quotes

  • "But what really clinched it for me was my mother telling me that the bluebell is increasingly rare - so it's precious flower, which seems just right for my daughter," Halliwell said.
    on May 23, 2006 By: Geri Halliwell Source: The Age

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