bladder campion

noun

: 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. Adrian Higgins, chicagotribune.com, 18 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1713, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bladder campion was in 1713

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“Bladder campion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bladder%20campion. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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