Canterbury-bells meaning

A European biennial herb (Campanula medium) widely cultivated for its showy, bell-shaped, blue, pink, or white flowers.
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A cultivated bellflower (Campanula medium) with white, pink, or blue cuplike flowers.
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Campanula medium, an annual or biennial flowering plant with bell-shaped flowers.
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Origin of canterbury-bells

  • From the association of the flowers with the bells on the horses of Canterbury pilgrims

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition