Cam"pi*on (?), n. [Prob. fr. L. campus field.] Bot.

A plant of the Pink family (Cucubalus bacciferus), bearing berries regarded as poisonous.

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.

 

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