bellflower

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noun bell·flow·er \ˈbel-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of bellflower

  1. :  any of a genus (Campanula of the family Campanulaceae, the bellflower family) of widely cultivated herbs having alternate leaves and usually showy bell-shaped flowers

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First Known Use of bellflower

1578


Bellflower

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geographical name Bell·flow·er \ˈbel-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of Bellflower

  1. city in southwestern California east of Los Angeles population 76,616


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