campanilla

noun

cam·​pa·​nil·​la
ˌkampəˈnilə,
-nē(y)ə
plural -s
1
2
: a West Indian morning glory (Ipomoea triloba) with showy white or pink flowers
3
Philippines : a plant of the genus Allamanda (especially A. cathartica)

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, literally, small bell, diminutive of campana bell, from Late Latin

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“Campanilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/campanilla. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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