Silene

Silene is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. Containing approximately 700 species, it is the largest genus in the family. Common names include campion (which is shared with the related genus Lychnis) and catchfly. Many Silene species are widely distributed, particularly in the northern hemisphere. ==Etymology== Silene is th...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silene

Silene

• (n.) A genus of caryophyllaceous plants, usually covered with a viscid secretion by which insects are caught; catchfly.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/silene/

silene

campion noun any plant of the genus Silene
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Silene

Si·le'ne noun [ New Latin , from Latin Silenus , the attendant of Bacchus.] (Botany) A genus of caryophyllaceous plants, usually covered with a viscid secretion by which insects are caught; catchfly. Bon Silène . See Silène , in the Vocabulary.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/101

silene

[n] - any plant of the genus Silene
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=silene
No exact match found