bellflower

[ bel-flou-er ]

noun
  1. any of numerous plants of the genus Campanula, having usually bell-shaped flowers and including many species cultivated as ornamentals.: Compare bellflower family.

  2. any of various other plants having bell-shaped flowers.

Origin of bellflower

1
First recorded in 1570–80; bell1 + flower

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Bellflower
[ bel-flou-er ]

noun
  1. a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.

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British Dictionary definitions for bellflower

bellflower

/ (ˈbɛlˌflaʊə) /


noun
  1. another name for campanula

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