Pronunciation: (chil'ē-belz"), [key]
—pl. -bells. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a vine, Lapageria rosea, native to Chile, having leathery evergreen leaves and showy reddish flowers: the national flower of Chile. Also called Chil'ean bell'flower, copihue.
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