campanula

campanula

[kam-pan-yuh-luh]
noun
any plant of the genus Campanula, comprising the bellflowers.

Origin:
1655–65; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Late Latin campān(a) bell (see campanile) + Latin -ula -ule

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campanula (kæmˈpænjʊlə)
 
n
Canterbury bell See also harebell Also called: bellflower any N temperate plant of the campanulaceous genus Campanula, typically having blue or white bell-shaped flowers
 
[C17: from New Latin: a little bell, from Late Latin campāna bell; see campanile]

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