Pronunciation: (blOO'bel"), [key]
1. any of numerous plants of the bellflower family, having blue, bell-shaped flowers, as a bellflower or harebell.
2. Also called wood hyacinth. an Old World plant, Endymion non-scriptus, of the lily family, having blue, bell-shaped flowers.
3. any of various other plants having blue flowers, as those of the genus Mertensia.
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