Definition of lychnis
n. - A genus of Old World plants belonging to the Pink family (Caryophyllaceae). Most of the species have brilliantly colored flowers and cottony leaves, which may have anciently answered as wicks for lamps. The botanical name is in common use for the garden species. The corn cockle (Lychnis Githago) is a common weed in wheat fields. 2
The word "lychnis" uses 7 letters: C H I L N S Y.
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chi chin chins chis cis hi hic hin hins his hisn ich ichs icy in inch inly ins is li lich lin lins liny lis lynch lysin nil nils sh shily shin shiny shy si sic sin sinh sly syli syn sync synch yin yins
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