bladder campion

noun

Definition of bladder campion

: an Old World campion (Silene vulgaris synonym S. cucubalus) with an inflated calyx introduced into temperate North America

Examples of bladder campion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During my visit, the fields were a study in yellow and white, the latter provided by the wild carrot and bladder campion. Washington Post, "Exploring the rich grasslands, meadows and wildflowers of Scotland’s Western Isles," 18 Oct. 2019 During my visit, the fields were a study in yellow and white, the latter provided by the wild carrot and bladder campion. Adrian Higgins, chicagotribune.com, "Exploring the wild beauty of Scotland’s Western Isles," 18 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of bladder campion

1713, in the meaning defined above

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“Bladder campion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bladder%20campion. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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