Scilla nutans
Culverkey Cul"ver*key` (-k?`), n. 1. A bunch of the keys or samaras of the ash tree. --Wright. [1913 Webster]

2. An English meadow plant, perhaps the columbine or the bluebell squill ({Scilla nutans}). [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A girl cropping culverkeys and cowslips to make garlands. --Walton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Scilla nutans — 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}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scilla nutans — Harebell Hare bell (h[^a]r b[e^]l ), 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}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scilla non-scripta — Jacinthe des bois Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jacinthe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hyacinthoides non-scripta —   Hyacinthoides non scripta …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Campanula rotundifolia — 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}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bluebell — Harebell Hare bell (h[^a]r b[e^]l ), 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}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Campanula rotundifolia — Harebell Hare bell (h[^a]r b[e^]l ), 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}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Culverkey — Cul ver*key ( k? ), n. 1. A bunch of the keys or samaras of the ash tree. Wright. [1913 Webster] 2. An English meadow plant, perhaps the columbine or the bluebell squill ({Scilla nutans}). [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A girl cropping culverkeys and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hairbell — Harebell Hare bell (h[^a]r b[e^]l ), 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}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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