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rampion

Syllabification: ram·pi·on
Pronunciation: /ˈrampēən
 
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Definition of rampion in English:

noun

A Eurasian plant of the bellflower family, some kinds of which have a root that can be eaten in salads.
Example sentences
  • However, like many other root vegetables, the rampion lost popularity as the potato gained acceptance.
  • ‘How can you dare,’ said she with angry look, ‘descend into my garden and steal my rampion like a thief?’.

Origin

late 16th century: from a variant of medieval Latin rapuncium; compare with German Rapunzel 'corn salad'.

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