Pink Canterbury bells in a garden.
Canterbury bells definition by Webster's New World
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a cultivated bellflower (Campanula medium) with white, pink, or blue cuplike flowers
Canterbury bells definition by American Heritage Dictionary
plural noun (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A European biennial herb (Campanula medium) widely cultivated for its showy, bell-shaped, blue, pink, or white flowers.
Origin: From the association of the flowers with the bells on the horses of Canterbury pilgrims.