Lychnis definitions

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Any of various plants of the genus Lychnis of the pink family, including cultivated species such as the rose campion.
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Any of a genus (Lychnis) of plants of the pink family, with red, pink, or white flowers.
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Origin of lychnis

New Latin Lychnis genus name from Latin lychnis a red flower from Greek lukhnis lukhnos lamp leuk- in Indo-European roots