[ kam-pan-yuh-luh ]
/ kæmˈpæn yə lə /


any plant of the genus Campanula, comprising the bellflowers.

Origin of campanula

1655–65; < New Latin, equivalent to Late Latin campān(a) bell (see campanile) + Latin -ula -ule Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for campanula

/ (kæmˈpænjʊlə) /


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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