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cam·pan·u·la

 (kăm-păn′yə-lə)
n.
Any of various plants of the genus Campanula, which includes the harebell and the bellflower.

[New Latin Campanula, genus name, diminutive of Late Latin campāna, bell; see campanile.]

campanula

(kæmˈpænjʊlə)
n
(Plants) any N temperate plant of the campanulaceous genus Campanula, typically having blue or white bell-shaped flowers. Also called: bellflower See also Canterbury bell, harebell
[C17: from New Latin: a little bell, from Late Latin campāna bell; see campanile]

cam•pan•u•la

(kæmˈpæn yə lə)

n., pl. -las.
any of numerous plants of the genus Campanula, of the bellflower family, as the harebell.
[1655–65; < New Latin, = Late Latin campān(a) bell (see campanile) + Latin -ula -ule]
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Noun1.campanula - any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowerscampanula - any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowers
genus Campanula - large genus of herbs grown for their blossoms: bellflowers
Campanula rotundifolia, harebell, bluebell - perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers
Campanula rapunculoides, creeping bellflower - erect European herb with creeping rootstocks and nodding spikelike racemes of blue to violet flowers
Campanula medium, cup and saucer, Canterbury bell - European biennial widely cultivated for its blue or violet or white flowers
Campanula divaricata, southern harebell - bellflower of southeastern United States (Maryland to Georgia) having pale blue flowers
Campanula americana, tall bellflower - annual or perennial of eastern North America with long spikes of blue or white flowers
Campanula aparinoides, marsh bellflower - bellflower common in marshes of eastern North America having lanceolate linear leaves and small whitish flowers
Campanula glomerata, clustered bellflower - bellflower of Europe to temperate Asia having dense spikes of violet-blue to white flowers
Campanula persicifolia, peach bell, peach bells, willow bell - perennial European bellflower with racemose white or blue flowers
Campanula pyramidalis, chimney bellflower, chimney plant - bellflower of southeastern Europe
Campanula rapunculus, rampion, rampion bellflower - bellflower of Europe and Asia and North Africa having bluish flowers and an edible tuberous root used with the leaves in salad
Campanula trachelium, nettle-leaved bellflower, throatwort - European bellflower with blue-purple to lilac flowers formerly used to treat sore throat
Campanula carpatica, spreading bellflower, tussock bellflower - European perennial bellflower that grows in clumps with spreading stems and blue or white flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Lilies o' th' valley does," he answered, digging away with the trowel, "an' there's Canterbury bells, an' campanulas.
IT WASN'T the Cruel Sea, but the cruel wind, which damaged the model of corvette HMS Campanula, on whose namesake Liverpool novelist Nicholas Monsarrat served, when it arrived in Canning Dock on HMS Biter.
You can add a blaze of colour to outdoor space this summer with flowers including Foxglove Primrose Carousel, Poppy Picotee Mixed and Campanula Takesimana.
The harebell flowers from mid July to September in open dry areas and is a member of the Campanulaceae family with the botanical name Campanula rotundifolia.
The name campanula comes from the Latin for bell, campana, from which we also derive the term for bell-ringing, campanology.
A model of HMS Campanula was delivered to Canning half-tide Dock on board Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Biter and will be berthed in the Nicholas Monsarrat room at the city's Athenaeum club.
This week's online offer consists of six Campanula latifolia mixed for just pounds 3.
Patrol vessel HMS Biter will make a special visit to Canning Half-Tide Dock bringing a model of HMS Campanula - the corvette on which Liverpool novelist Nicholas Monsarrat served during World War II.
uk and you will receive 6 Campanula Glomerata Superba worth pounds 6.
Patrol vessel HMS Biter will make a special visit to Canning Half-Tide Dock bringing a model of HMS Campanula, the corvette on which Liverpool novelist Nicholas Monsarrat served during World War II.
uk and you'll receive six Campanula Glomerata Superba worth pounds 6.
The large model of HMS Campanula will be put on show in the Monsarrat Room at the Church Alley club, in the city centre, before Christmas.