Rampion meaning

răm'pē-ən
A biennial Eurasian plant (Campanula rapunculus) having bell-shaped lilac flowers and an edible root.
noun
0
0
Any of various perennial plants of the genus Phyteuma, having dense heads or spikes of bell-shaped blue or violet flowers.
noun
0
0
A European bellflower (Campanula rapunculus) with thick, fleshy, white roots that are used with the leaves in salads or cooked, esp. formerly, as a vegetable.
noun
0
0
Any of several flowering plants of the genus Phyteuma, within the family Campanulaceae.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of rampion

  • Probably alteration of French raiponce from Old French responce from Old Italian raponzo probably from rapa turnip from Latin rāpum
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition