bellflower definition

  • noun:
    • Any of various natural herbs of this genus Campanula, indigenous mainly towards the Northern Hemisphere and often having showy, bell-shaped, violet or blue blossoms.
    • any one of many plants, specially one with bell-shaped flowers.
    • a standard title for flowering flowers in every associated with genera Campanula, Campanulastrum, Codonopsis, or Platycodon.
    • A flower of one among these flowers, that will be shaped like a bell.
    • A plant associated with the genus Campanula; -- so-named from the bell-shaped plants.
    • A kind of apple. The yellow bellflower is a sizable, yellowish wintertime apple.
    • some of numerous plants associated with genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped blossoms

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