cam·​pan·​u·​late kam-ˈpan-yə-lət How to pronounce campanulate (audio)
: shaped like a bell
campanulate flowers

Word History


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

First Known Use

1668, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of campanulate was in 1668

Dictionary Entries Near campanulate

Cite this Entry

“Campanulate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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