- a plant of the genus Uvularia, of the lily family, having a delicate, bell-shaped yellow flower.
Origin of bellwort
Also called merry-bells.
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- any plant of the North American liliaceous genus Uvularia, having slender bell-shaped yellow flowers
- another name for campanula
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