Be"hen (?), 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 Statice limonium, or sea lavender.

 

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