campanulate

adjective
cam·​pan·​u·​late | \ kam-ˈpan-yə-lət How to pronounce campanulate (audio) , -ˌlāt \

Definition of campanulate

: shaped like a bell campanulate flowers

First Known Use of campanulate

1668, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for campanulate

New Latin campanula bell-shaped part, diminutive of Late Latin campana

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“Campanulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/campanulate. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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