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belladonna a poisonous plant bearing purplish red flowers and black berries; deadly nightshade. [2 definitions]
bell-bottom of pants, wide and flaring at the ankles.
bell-bottoms pants that are wide and flaring at the ankles.
bellboy a man or boy employed by a hotel to carry luggage, food, or drink to the guest rooms, run errands, and page guests.
bell buoy a buoy having a warning bell that rings whenever the buoy is rocked by waves.
bell curve see bell-shaped curve.
belle a popular and admired woman, usu. young and often considered the most outstanding beauty at a social event or in a social circle.
Belleek a thin, glossy Irish pottery that resembles porcelain.
belles-lettres (used with a sing. verb) elegant or polished writing; literature regarded as having an aesthetic function, as distinguished from informative or persuasive writing.
bellflower one of a group of plants that bear bell-shaped pendant flowers; campanula; harebell.
bellhop a man or boy who does errands at a hotel; bellboy.
bellicose easily incited to quarrel or fight; belligerent. [2 definitions]
bellied having a belly of a particular kind (used in combination).
belligerence a very aggressive or hostile attitude; warlike nature. [2 definitions]
belligerency the position or status of a belligerent nation; condition of being at war. [2 definitions]
belligerent having or showing an eagerness to fight; aggressive; warlike. [4 definitions]
bell jar a bell-shaped glass cover for a platform, used for displaying and protecting delicate objects. [2 definitions]
bellman one who carries or rings a bell, such as a town crier. [2 definitions]
bellow to make the deep, loud cry of a bull. [5 definitions]
bellows (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a device with a flexible, valved air chamber that can be expanded to draw in air and compressed to expel it through a nozzle, used to blow air on a fire or to sound a musical instrument. [3 definitions]
bell pepper a pepper plant that bears a mild-flavored edible fruit. [2 definitions]