Rose campion
Campion Cam"pi*on, n. [Prob. fr. L. campus field.] (Bot.) A plant of the Pink family ({Cucubalus bacciferus}), bearing berries regarded as poisonous. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rose campion — Rose Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rose campion — n. MULLEIN PINK …   English World dictionary

  • rose campion — noun an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers • Syn: ↑mullein pink, ↑gardener s delight, ↑dusty miller, ↑Lychnis coronaria • Hypernyms: ↑lychnis,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose campion — vainikinė gaisrena statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lychnis coronaria angl. bloody William; gardener’s delight; mullein pink; rose campion vok. Kranz Lichtnelke; Kranzrade; Kronen Lichtnelke; Vexiernelke rus. горицвет венечный;… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • rose campion — rose′ cam pion n. pln a plant, Lychnis coronaria, of the pink family, having leaves covered with whitish down and reddish purple flowers Also called dusty miller 2) mullein pink Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • rose campion — a plant, Lychnis coronaria, of the pink family, having reddish purple flowers, and leaves covered with whitish down. Also called dusty miller, mullein pink. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • rose campion — /roʊz ˈkæmpiən/ (say rohz kampeeuhn) noun a frequently cultivated herb with red or white flowers, Lychnis coronaria …   Australian English dictionary

  • rose-campion — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rose — Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rose acacia — Rose Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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