campion vs silene what difference

what is difference between campion and silene

English

Wikispecies

Wikispecies

Etymology

Likely from Middle English campion, a variant of champioun; see champion. In classical times, the rose campion was fitted in garlands used to crown victors.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæmpiən/

Noun

campion (plural campions)

  1. Some flowering plants of the genus Lychnis.
  2. Any flowering plant of the genus Silene.

Derived terms

  • alpine campion (Viscaria alpina, syn. Lychnis alpina)
  • bladder campion (Silene vulgaris)
  • evening campion (Silene latifolia subsp. alba, syn. Lychnis alba)
  • meadow campion (Lychnis flos-cuculi)
  • morning campion (Silene dioica)
  • moss campion (Silene acaulis)
  • red campion (Silene dioica; Lychnis sect. Agrostemma)
  • rose campion (Silene coronaria, syn. Lychnis coronaria)
  • sea campion (Silene vulgaris subsp. vulgaris, Silene uniflora subsp. uniflora, syn. (for both, different authors) Silene maritima)
  • snowy campion (Silene nivea)
  • starry campion (Silene stellata)
  • white campion (Silene latifolia subsp. alba, syn. Lychnis alba)

Translations

References

  • “campion”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.

Anagrams

  • panomic

Occitan

Etymology

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Late Latin campiō.

Pronunciation

Noun

campion m (plural campions, feminine campiona, feminine plural campionas)

  1. champion

Related terms

  • campionat

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian campione, from Medieval Latin or Late Latin campio, campionem, from Frankish *kampijō (or a Lombardic equivalent) from Proto-Germanic *kampijô, based on Latin campus (level ground); cf. also French champion.

Noun

campion m (plural campioni, feminine equivalent campioană)

  1. champion

Related terms

  • câmp


English

Noun

silene (plural silenes)

  1. (chemistry) a molecule containing a silicon atom which forms a double bond
  2. (organic chemistry) an organosilene, a molecule containing a silicon atom doubly bonded to a carbon atom
  3. (inorganic chemistry) a silicon analog of alkenes containing at least one silicon-silicon double bond.
  4. (botany) Any of several plants of the genus Silene – the campions

Derived terms

  • silenyl
  • disilene

Related terms

  • silane
  • silyne
  • disilane
  • disilyne

Anagrams

  • Inslee, enisle, ensile, lienes, senile

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