Virginia bluebell

noun
smooth erect herb of eastern North America having entire leaves and showy blue flowers that are pink in bud
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Mertensia, ↑genus Mertensia

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Virginia Bluebell — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Virginia bluebell — virgininė mertensija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agurklinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Mertensia virginica), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Mertensia virginica angl. bluebells; Virginia bluebell; Virginia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bluebell — [blo͞o′bel΄] n. any of various plants (esp. of the genera Campanula and Mertensia of the bellflower and borage families) with blue, bell shaped flowers, as the harebell or Virginia bluebell …   English World dictionary

  • Virginia cowslip — ☆ Virginia cowslip or Virginia bluebell n. a perennial woodland plant (Mertensia virginica) of the borage family, native to E North America and having clusters of blue or purple, bell shaped flowers …   English World dictionary

  • bluebell — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. harebell, bluebell of Scotland, campanula, bellflower, Virginia bluebell; see also flower 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • Virginia cowslip — virgininė mertensija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agurklinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Mertensia virginica), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Mertensia virginica angl. bluebells; Virginia bluebell; Virginia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Virginia cowslip — noun smooth erect herb of eastern North America having entire leaves and showy blue flowers that are pink in bud • Syn: ↑Virginia bluebell, ↑Mertensia virginica • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Mertensia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Virginia bluebells — noun plural Etymology: Virginia, state of the United States Date: circa 1922 bluebell 2b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bluebell — noun Date: 1578 1. any of various bellflowers; especially harebell 2. any of various plants bearing blue bell shaped flowers: as a. a European herb (Hyacinthoides nonscripta syn. Scilla nonscripta) of the lily family having scapose racemes of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Virginiabluebell — Virginia bluebell n. See Virginia cowslip. * * * …   Universalium

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