campion

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noun cam·pi·on \ˈkam-pē-ən\

Definition of campion

  1. :  any of various plants (genera Lychnis and Silene) of the pink family

Origin and Etymology of campion

probably from obsolete campion (champion)


First Known Use: 1576


Campion

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biographical name Cam·pi·on \ˈkam-pē-ən\

Definition of Campion

  1. Thomas 1567–1620 Eng. poet & composer


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