Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pretty garden flower, Lychnis coronaria. The plant is a branching woolly herb, covered in summer and autumn with rosy-crimson blossoms. Also mullen-pink.

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Examples

  • Tymnes, and the green mint of Nicias, and the horn-poppy of Euphemus growing on these sands; and with these Damagetas, a dark violet, and the sweet myrtle-berry of Callimachus, ever full of pungent honey, and the rose-campion of Euphorion, and the cyclamen of the Muses, him who had his surname from the Dioscori.

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