bell-wort

bellwort

[bel-wurt, -wawrt]
noun
a plant of the genus Uvularia, of the lily family, having a delicate, bell-shaped yellow flower.
Also called merry-bells.


Origin:
1775–85; bell1 + wort2

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bellwort (ˈbɛlˌwɜːt)
 
n
1.  any plant of the North American liliaceous genus Uvularia, having slender bell-shaped yellow flowers
2.  another name for campanula

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