oconee-bells


oconee-bells
/euh koh"nee belz'/, n., pl. oconee-bells. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a plant, Shortia galacifolia, of the southeastern U.S., having glossy, rounded leaves and white or pink bell-shaped flowers with fringed petals.
[from its abundance along the Oconee River in NE Georgia]

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