campion definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several flowers regarding the genera Lychnis and Silene native chiefly to the Northern Hemisphere and having variously coloured flowers with notched or fringed petals.
    • Any flowering plant associated with the genus Lychnis.
    • Any flowering plant of genus Silene.
    • A plant of this Pink household (Cucubalus bacciferus), bearing fruits seen as poisonous.
    • the favorite name of certain flowers belonging to the genera Lychnis and Silene (which see).
    • any plant of the genus Silene
    • some of several plants of the genera Lychnis and Silene indigenous chiefly to the Northern Hemisphere and having variously coloured flowers with notched or fringed petals.
    • Any flowering plant of this genus Lychnis.
    • Any flowering plant associated with the genus Silene.
    • A plant associated with Pink family (Cucubalus bacciferus), bearing fruits thought to be toxic.
    • The popular name of certain flowers of the genera Lychnis and Silene (which see).
    • any plant for the genus Silene

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