alpine campion

noun

Definition of alpine campion

: a low tufted herb (Lychnis alpina) with pink flowers found throughout the north temperate zone especially at high altitudes

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First Known Use of alpine campion

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine campion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20campion. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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