Definition of 'bluebell'
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What prompts the flowering of bluebells and the bud burst of the horse chestnut. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At last the bluebells are in flower. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In spring the bluebells are spectacular. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britain is home to half the world's native bluebells. The Sun (2014)The gaudy Spanish bluebell is rapidly overtaking the native variety. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Spanish bluebells are also in bloom in gardens, and are spreading into the wild. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So the cultivation of Spanish bluebells is being discouraged. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To one side there's a long straight pond half hidden by shrubs and edged with daffodils and bluebells. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is said that if a woodland has bluebells, it is a sign that it is very ancient indeed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The pure Spanish bluebells grow mainly in gardens where there are no trees to hide them from the sunlight they need. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Plants such as bluebells and snowdrops cope perfectly, having evolved to get all their growing done before the canopy closes in. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The National Trust has angered nature lovers by announcing plans to charge visitors to see spring bluebells. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the beginning of spring, British bluebells were coming out early. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In April or May it is worth visiting just to see the floor of the ancient woodland covered in bluebells. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The stalks also stand straight, and do not bend over gracefully at the top, as the tops of our native bluebells do. Times, Sunday Times (2013)BRITAIN is being besieged - by the Spanish bluebell. The Sun (2010)It could be the sighting of a fox on your back lawn, a breathtaking sunset, a carpet of bluebells on a woodland walk. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'bluebell'
British English: bluebell NOUN
Bluebells are plants that have blue bell-shaped flowers on thin upright stems.
Definition of bluebell from the Collins English Dictionary
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