rampion

noun
ram·pi·on | \ ˈrampēən \
plural -s

Definition of rampion 

: a European bellflower (Campanula rapunculus) having an edible tuberous root used with the leaves as a salad

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History and Etymology for rampion

probably modification of Middle French raiponce, from Old Italian raponzo, probably from rapa, rapo turnip, from Latin rapa, rapum rape, turnip

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