ramps
Rampion Ram"pi*on (r[a^]m"p[i^]*[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. raiponce, Sp. ruiponce, reponche, L. raperonzo, NL. rapuntium, fr. L. rapum, rapa, a turnip, rape. Cf. {Rape} a plant.] (Bot.) A plant ({Campanula Rapunculus}) of the Bellflower family, with a tuberous esculent root; -- also called {ramps}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is sometimes given to plants of the genus {Phyteuma}, herbs of the Bellflower family, and to the American evening primrose ({[OE]nothera biennis}), which has run wild in some parts of Europe. [1913 Webster]


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