Canterbury bell
noun Etymology: Canterbury, England Date: 1565 any of several bellflowers (as Campanula medium) cultivated for their showy flowers

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  • Canterbury bell — /ˌkæntəbri ˈbɛl/ (say .kantuhbree bel) noun a plant, Campanula medium, having bell shaped flowers of various colours ranging from violet blue, to pink, to white. {named after Canterbury, England} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Canterbury bell — noun a tall cultivated bellflower with large pale blue flowers. [Campanula medium.] Origin C16: named after the bells on Canterbury pilgrims horses …   English new terms dictionary

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