Napoleon's-bell

noun
plural Napoleon's-bells

Definition of Napoleon's-bell

: a climbing plant (Lapageria rosea) having large leaves similar to smilax and rose-colored flowers

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History and Etymology for Napoleon's-bell

after Napoleon I; from the fact that the genus to which it belongs was named after the Empress Josephine (Joséphine de la Pagerie) †1814 Napoleon's consort

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