white campion

noun

: any of several white-flowered herbs: such as
a
: a viscid-pubescent European herb (Lychnis alba) with fragrant flowers

called also white cockle

Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white campion was in 1578

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“White campion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20campion. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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