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campanula

[ kam-pan-yuh-luh ]
/ kæmˈpæn yə lə /
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noun
any plant of the genus Campanula, comprising the bellflowers.
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Origin of campanula

1655–65; <New Latin, equivalent to Late Latin campān(a) bell (see campanile) + Latin -ula-ule
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British Dictionary definitions for campanula

campanula
/ (kæmˈpænjʊlə) /

noun
any N temperate plant of the campanulaceous genus Campanula, typically having blue or white bell-shaped flowersAlso called: bellflower See also Canterbury bell, harebell

Word Origin for campanula

C17: from New Latin: a little bell, from Late Latin campāna bell; see campanile
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