campanula

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kæmˈpænjʊlə/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kam panyə lə)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cam•pan•u•la  (kam panyə lə),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Plant Biologyany plant of the genus Campanula, comprising the bellflowers.
  • Neo-Latin, equivalent. to Late Latin campān(a) bell (see campanile) + Latin -ula -ule
  • 1655–65

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
campanula /kæmˈpænjʊlə/ n
  1. any N temperate plant of the campanulaceous genus Campanula, typically having blue or white bell-shaped flowers
    Also called: bellflower
Etymology: 17th Century: from New Latin: a little bell, from Late Latin campāna bell; see campanile
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