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bell heather

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noun
  1. a European heath, Erica cinerea, having prostrate branches with terminal clusters of red flowers.
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Examples from the Web for bell heather

Historical Examples

  • The day Rachael and I came there was a clump of bell-heather just on that point of rock.

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    Rebecca West

  • Here and there are large patches of bell-heather and ling, which still retain, though now faded, their last year's bloom.

    The Norwegian Fjords

    A. Heaton Cooper

  • Bell-heather and rose-heather and white heather mingled their hues, at a little distance, in a rippling sea of purple.

  • And where had she pulled those splendid bunches of bell-heather?

  • Helen always makes me think of grass of Parnassus and bell-heather, she is so solitary and delicate and strong.'

    Franklin Kane

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick


British Dictionary definitions for bell heather

bell heather

noun
  1. an ericaceous shrub, Erica cinereaSee heath (def. 2)
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