Canterbury bell

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noun Can·ter·bury bell \ˈkan-tə(r)-ˌber-ē-, -ˌbe-rē-, -ˌb(ə-)rē-\

Definition of Canterbury bell

  1. :  any of several bellflowers (such as Campanula medium) cultivated for their showy flowers

Origin and Etymology of canterbury bell

Canterbury, England


First Known Use: 1565


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