bellwort definition by Webster's New World
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- any of a genus (Uvularia) of perennial woodland plants of the lily family, native to North America, with conspicuous, drooping, bell-shaped yellow flowers
- Chiefly Brit. any of various bellflowers (esp. genus Campanula)
bellwort definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various perennial plants of the genus Uvularia in the lily family, native to eastern North America and having solitary, nodding, yellow bell-shaped flowers. Also called merry-bells.