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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various herbs of the genus Campanula, native chiefly to the Northern Hemisphere and having bell-shaped, usually violet or blue flowers.
  • noun Any of various other plants with bell-shaped flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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bell +‎ flower

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