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campanula

[kam-pan-yuh-luh] /kæmˈpæn yə lə/
noun
1.
any plant of the genus Campanula, comprising the bellflowers.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Late Latin campān(a) bell (see campanile) + Latin -ula -ule
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campanula

/kæmˈpænjʊlə/
noun
1.
any N temperate plant of the campanulaceous genus Campanula, typically having blue or white bell-shaped flowers Also called bellflower See also Canterbury bell, harebell
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin: a little bell, from Late Latin campāna bell; see campanile
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