Cucubalus Behen
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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  • Cucubalus behen — Behen Be hen, Behn Behn, n. [Per. & Ar. bahman, behmen, an herb, whose leaves resemble ears of corn, saffron.] (Bot.) (a) The {Centaurea behen}, or saw leaved centaury. (b) The {Cucubalus behen}, or bladder campion, now called {Silene inflata}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Behen — Be hen, Behn Behn, n. [Per. & Ar. bahman, behmen, an herb, whose leaves resemble ears of corn, saffron.] (Bot.) (a) The {Centaurea behen}, or saw leaved centaury. (b) The {Cucubalus behen}, or bladder campion, now called {Silene inflata}. (c) The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cucubalus bacciferus — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Behen, der — Der Béhen, des s, plur. inus. der ausländische Nahme eines gewissen Pflanzengeschlechts; Cucubalus, L. Vornehmlich führet diesen Nahmen diejenige Gattung derselben, welche auf den dürren Wiesen wächset, fast kugelrunde, glatte, auf der Oberfläche …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Behen — Behen, 1) (B. Mönch.), als Pflanzengattung nicht anerkannt. B. vulgaris (gemeine B.), hat sich unter Cucubalus, Cuc. Behen, als Art erhalten. 2) Weißer B., Behenflockenblume, stand als Art ehemals unter Centaurea, jetzt unter Serratula; ist als… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Centaurea behen — Behen Be hen, Behn Behn, n. [Per. & Ar. bahman, behmen, an herb, whose leaves resemble ears of corn, saffron.] (Bot.) (a) The {Centaurea behen}, or saw leaved centaury. (b) The {Cucubalus behen}, or bladder campion, now called {Silene inflata}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Behn — Behen Be hen, Behn Behn, n. [Per. & Ar. bahman, behmen, an herb, whose leaves resemble ears of corn, saffron.] (Bot.) (a) The {Centaurea behen}, or saw leaved centaury. (b) The {Cucubalus behen}, or bladder campion, now called {Silene inflata}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silene inflata — Behen Be hen, Behn Behn, n. [Per. & Ar. bahman, behmen, an herb, whose leaves resemble ears of corn, saffron.] (Bot.) (a) The {Centaurea behen}, or saw leaved centaury. (b) The {Cucubalus behen}, or bladder campion, now called {Silene inflata}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Statice limonium — Behen Be hen, Behn Behn, n. [Per. & Ar. bahman, behmen, an herb, whose leaves resemble ears of corn, saffron.] (Bot.) (a) The {Centaurea behen}, or saw leaved centaury. (b) The {Cucubalus behen}, or bladder campion, now called {Silene inflata}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aufgeblasenes Leimkraut — Taubenkropf Leimkraut Taubenkropf Leimkraut, Blüten (Silene vulgaris) Systematik Ordnung: Nelkenartige (Caryophyllales) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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