plural -s
often attributive
: bell, gutta
usually used of shape in decoration

Word History


Late Latin, bell, from Latin, feminine of campanus Campanian, from Campania, the level country about Naples; from the use of Campanian metal in making bells

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“Campana.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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