Campanulaceous Cam*pan`u*la"ceous (k[a^]m*p[a^]n`[-u]*l[=a]"sh[u^]s), a. (Bot.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants ({Campanulace[ae]}) of which Campanula is the type, and which includes the Canterbury bell, the harebell, and the Venus's looking-glass. [1913 Webster]

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  • campanulaceous — /kam pan yeuh lay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Campanulaceae, the bellflower family of plants. Cf. bellflower family. [1820 30; < NL Campanulace(ae) name of the family (see CAMPANULA, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • campanulaceous — cam·pan·u·la·ceous …   English syllables

  • campanulaceous — adjective see campanulaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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