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Meaning of campion by Wiktionary Dictionary

campion


    Noun

    campion ( plural: campions )

    1. any flowering plant of the genus Lychnis .
    2. any flowering plant of the genus Silene .


Explanation of campion by Wordnet Dictionary

campion


    Noun
    1. any plant of the genus Silene



    Definition of campion by GCIDE Dictionary

    campion


    1. Campion n. [Prob. fr. L. campus field.] ( Bot. ) A plant of the Pink family ( Cucubalus bacciferus ), bearing berries regarded as poisonous.

      Bladder campion, a plant of the Pink family ( Cucubalus Behen or Silene inflata ), having a much inflated calyx. See Behen. -- Rose campion, a garden plant ( Lychnis coronaria ) with handsome crimson flowers.