Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various herbs of the genus Campanula, native chiefly to the Northern Hemisphere and often having showy, bell-shaped, violet or blue flowers.
  • n. Any of several other plants, especially one with bell-shaped flowers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A common name for flowering plants in any of the genera Campanula, Campanulastrum, Codonopsis, or Platycodon.
  • n. A flower of one of these plants, which is shaped like a bell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant of the genus Campanula; -- so named from its bell-shaped flowers.
  • n. A kind of apple. The yellow bellflower is a large, yellow winter apple.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowers

Etymologies

bell +‎ flower (Wiktionary)

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