oconee-bells

[ uh-koh-nee-belz ]
/ əˈkoʊ niˌbɛlz /

noun, plural o·co·nee-bells. (used with a singular or plural verb)

a plant, Shortia galacifolia, of the southeastern U.S., having glossy, rounded leaves and white or pink bell-shaped flowers with fringed petals.

Nearby words

  1. ockham,
  2. ockham's razor,
  3. ockham, william of,
  4. ockodols,
  5. ocmulgee,
  6. ocotillo,
  7. ocr,
  8. ocracoke island,
  9. ocrea,
  10. ocreae

Origin of oconee-bells

from its abundance along the Oconee River in NE Georgia

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