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bellflower

[ bel-flou-er ]
/ ˈbɛlˌflaʊ ər /
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noun
any of numerous plants of the genus Campanula, having usually bell-shaped flowers and including many species cultivated as ornamentals.Compare bellflower family.
any of various other plants having bell-shaped flowers.
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Origin of bellflower

First recorded in 1570–80; bell1 + flower

Other definitions for bellflower (2 of 2)

Bellflower
[ bel-flou-er ]
/ ˈbɛlˌflaʊ ər /

noun
a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.
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British Dictionary definitions for bellflower

bellflower
/ (ˈbɛlˌflaʊə) /

noun
another name for campanula
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