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bell heather

  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.

    The Judge

    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

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