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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bluebell  \Blue"bell`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  a  A  plant  of  the  genus  {Campanula},  especially  the 
  {Campanula  rotundifolia},  which  bears  blue  bell-shaped 
  flowers;  the  harebell. 
  b  A  plant  of  the  genus  {Scilla}  ({Scilla  nutans}). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harebell  \Hare"bell`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  small  slender,  branching  plant  ({Campanula  rotundifolia}), 
  having  blue  bell-shaped  flowers;  also  {Scilla  nutans},  which 
  has  similar  flowers;  --  called  also  {bluebell}.  [Written  also 
  {hairbell}.] 
 
  E'en  the  light  harebell  raised  its  head.  --Sir  W.  Scott 
  . 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bluebell 
  n  1:  sometimes  placed  in  genus  Scilla  [syn:  {wild  hyacinth},  {wood 
  hyacinth},  {harebell},  {Hyacinthoides  nonscripta},  {Scilla 
  nonscripta}] 
  2:  one  of  the  most  handsome  prairie  wildflowers  laving  large 
  erect  bell-shaped  bluish  flowers;  of  moist  places  in 
  prairies  and  fields  from  eastern  Colorado  and  Nebraska 
  south  to  New  Mexico  and  Texas  [syn:  {prairie  gentian},  {tulip 
  gentian},  {Eustoma  grandiflorum}] 
  3:  perennial  of  northern  hemisphere  with  slender  stems  and 
  bell-shaped  blue  flowers  [syn:  {harebell},  {Campanula 
  rotundifolia}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bluebell,  UT 
  Zip  code(s):  84007 




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