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Noun: Canterbury bell  'kan-tu(r),be-ree bel
  1. Herb of Colombia to Peru having pale purple flowers
    - Gloxinia perennis
  2. European biennial widely cultivated for its blue, violet or white flowers
    - cup and saucer, Campanula medium

Derived forms: Canterbury bells

Type of: bellflower, campanula, gloxinia

Part of: genus Gloxinia

Encyclopedia: Canterbury bell