Campion definition

kămpē-ən
Any of several plants of the genera Lychnis and Silene native chiefly to the Northern Hemisphere and having variously colored flowers with notched or fringed petals.
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Any of various flowering plants (genera Lychnis and Silene) of the pink family, with white, red, or pink flowers.
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(person) 1567-1620; Eng. poet & composer of songs.
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Any flowering plant of the genus Lychnis.
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Any flowering plant of the genus Silene.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
campion
Plural:
campions

Origin of campion

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition