campanella

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin campanella, from campana ‎(steeple bell) + -ella ‎(forming diminutives)

Noun[edit]

campanella ‎(plural campanellas or campanellae)

  1. (historical) A smallish suspended bell used in medieval monastic cloisters.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., "Bell".
  2. ^ Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Music, Vol. 2, p. 452.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin campanella

Noun[edit]

campanella f ‎(plural campanelle)

  1. bell (school)
  2. campanula

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From campana ‎(steeple bell) + -ella ‎(forming diminutives)

Noun[edit]

campanella

  1. (historical) A smallish suspended bell used in some medieval cloisters.
Descendants[edit]