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campanulate

[kam-pan-yuh-lit, -leyt]
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adjective
  1. bellshaped, as a corolla.

Origin of campanulate

From the New Latin word campānulātus, dating back to 1660–70. See campanula, -ate1
Related formssub·cam·pan·u·late, adjective
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campanulate

adjective
  1. (esp of flower corollas) shaped like a bell

Word Origin

C17: from New Latin campanulātus; see campanula
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