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any of numerous plants of the bellflower family, having blue, bell-shaped flowers, as a bellflower or harebell.
Also called wood hyacinth. an Old World plant, Endymion non-scriptus, of the lily family, having blue, bell-shaped flowers.
any of various other plants having blue flowers, as those of the genus Mertensia.
Historical Examples

Gun running for Casement in the Easter rebellion, 1916 Karl Spindler
Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
Bluebell Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
The Princess of the School Angela Brazil
Bluebell Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
Flowers Shown to the Children C. E. Smith
Gun running for Casement in the Easter rebellion, 1916 Karl Spindler
The Wild Garden William Robinson
Motor Matt; or, The King of the Wheel Stanley R. Matthews
Bluebell Mrs. George Croft Huddleston

Also called wild hyacinth, wood hyacinth. a European liliaceous woodland plant, Hyacinthoides (or Endymion) non-scripta, having a one-sided cluster of blue bell-shaped flowers
Also called Spanish bluebell. a similar and related plant, hispanica, widely grown in gardens and becoming naturalized
a Scot name for harebell
any of various other plants with blue bell-shaped flowers


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