bellflower
Campanula Cam*pan"u*la (k[a^]m*p[a^]n"[-u]*l[.a]), prop. n. [LL. campanula a little bell; dim. of campana bell.] (Bot.) A large genus of plants bearing bell-shaped flowers, often of great beauty; -- also called {bellflower}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bellflower — Bellflower, CA U.S. city in California Population (2000): 72878 Housing Units (2000): 24247 Land area (2000): 6.073422 sq. miles (15.730089 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.074288 sq. miles (0.192406 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.147710 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bellflower — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Bellflower (Illinois) Bellflower (Kalifornien) Bellflower (Missouri) Bellflower Township (Illinois) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bellflower — Bell flow er, n. [F. bellefleur, lit., beautiful flower.] A kind of apple. The yellow bellflower is a large, yellow winter apple. [Written also {bellefleur}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bellflower — [bel′flou΄ər] [so named (1909) as the site of an orchard of bellflower apples] city in SW Calif.: suburb of Los Angeles: pop. 73,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Bellflower — Bell flow er, n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Campanula; so named from its bell shaped flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bellflower — [bel′flou΄ər] adj. designating a large family (Campanulaceae, order Campanulales) of dicotyledonous flowering plants n. any of a genus (Campanula) of plants of this family, with showy, bell shaped flowers of white, pink, or blue, widely… …   English World dictionary

  • bellflower — /bel flow euhr/, n. 1. any of numerous plants of the genus Campanula, having usually bell shaped flowers and including many species cultivated as ornamentals. Cf. bellflower family. 2. any of various other plants having bell shaped flowers. [1570 …   Universalium

  • Bellflower — /bel flow euhr/, n. a city in SW California, near Los Angeles. 53,441. * * * Any of about 300 annual, perennial, and biennial herbaceous plants of the genus Campanula (family Campanulaceae) that bear bell shaped, usually blue flowers. They are… …   Universalium

  • Bellflower — The term Bellflower can refer to: *The city of Bellflower, California. *The village of Bellflower, Illinois. *Numerous flowering Bellflower plants, classified in the genera Campanula , Campanulastrum , Codonopsis , and Platycodon . *The… …   Wikipedia

  • Bellflower —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes localités partageant un même nom. Bellflower peut désigner deux villes américaines : Bellflower, ville de Californie ; Bellflower, village de l Illinois. Catégorie : Homonymie de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bellflower — Original name in latin Bellflower Name in other language Bellflower State code US Continent/City America/Los Angeles longitude 33.88168 latitude 118.11701 altitude 24 Population 76616 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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