from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Botany Shaped like a bell, as certain flowers are.
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- adj. Shaped like a bell.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bell-shaped.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the form of a bell; bell-shaped.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. shaped like a bell or campana
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Flowers are produced on slender scapes, 3in. to 4in. long, singly, from the long membranous spatha; they are 1¼in. across the expanded perianth, and about the same length; the six divisions are rather longer than the tube, and of a pale yellow or lemon colour; the crown or nectary is campanulate, longer than the petal-like divisions, lobed, fringed, and of a deep yellow colour.
Abdomen shining and rather finely punctured; the basal segment narrow and campanulate; the margins of the segments thickly fringed with silvery-white hair; the cheeks, sides of the thorax, and beneath the legs and abdomen with scattered long silvery-white hairs.
Abdomen: the basal segment campanulate, the petiole short; a narrow yellow fascia on the apical margin of all the segments.
Abdomen with a short petiole to the basal segment, which is very short and campanulate; at its posterior margin are two minute, obscure, pale spots; beneath, the margins of the apical segments are rufo-piceous.
The flowers are 2 in. long, bell-shaped; the petals shining lemon-yellow, with a tinge of brown on the outside, whilst the sepals are like a number of fish-scales, overlapping each other down the outside of the campanulate tube.
In this genus also the stem is cartilaginous, the cap is sometimes bell-shaped (campanulate) and slender.
_Mushrooms that have the Cap bell-shaped (campanulate) and Marked with
Pileus, scaly or warted.campanulate. silky, cracked or fibrillose.umbonate. umbilicate. striate.
+Cap+ reddish-brown, 3 to 6 inches broad, fleshy; when young egg-shaped, and then campanulate, and flattening out with a broad, obtuse umbo.
+Cap+ 2 to 4 inches broad, ovate, campanulate, then spreading, obtuse, with a cuticle, sticky in moist weather, rarely sprinkled with one or two fragments of the volva, the margin regular, even.