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}.] [1913 Webster]

E'en the light harebell raised its head. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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