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English → English (gcide) Definition: Meadow pink Pink \Pink\, n. [Perh. akin to pick; as if the edges of the petals were picked out. Cf. Pink, v. t.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to several plants of the caryophyllaceous genus Dianthus, and to their flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant and often double in cultivated varieties. The species are mostly perennial herbs, with opposite linear leaves, and handsome five-petaled flowers with a tubular calyx. [1913 Webster] 2. A color resulting from the combination of a pure vivid red with more or less white; -- so called from the common color of the flower. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection of something. “The very pink of courtesy.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) The European minnow; -- so called from the color of its abdomen in summer. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Bunch pink is Dianthus barbatus. China pink, or Indian pink. See under China. Clove pink is Dianthus Caryophyllus, the stock from which carnations are derived. Garden pink. See Pheasant's eye. Meadow pink is applied to Dianthus deltoides; also, to the ragged robin. Maiden pink, Dianthus deltoides. Moss pink. See under Moss. Pink needle, the pin grass; -- so called from the long, tapering points of the carpels. See Alfilaria. Sea pink. See Thrift. [1913 Webster] Meadow \Mead"ow\, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. “Fat meadow ground.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster] Meadow beauty. (Bot.) Same as Deergrass. Meadow foxtail (Bot.), a valuable pasture grass (Alopecurus pratensis) resembling timothy, but with softer spikes. Meadow hay, a coarse grass, or true sedge, growing in uncultivated swamp or river meadow; -- used as fodder or bedding for cattle, packing for ice, etc. [Local, U. S.] Meadow hen. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The American bittern. See Stake-driver. (b) The American coot (Fulica). (c) The clapper rail. Meadow mouse (Zo["o]l.), any mouse of the genus Arvicola, as the common American species Arvicola riparia; -- called also field mouse, and field vole. Meadow mussel (Zo["o]l.), an American ribbed mussel (Modiola plicatula), very abundant in salt marshes. Meadow ore (Min.), bog-iron ore, a kind of limonite. Meadow parsnip. (Bot.) See under Parsnip. Meadow pink. (Bot.) See under Pink. Meadow pipit (Zo["o]l.), a small singing bird of the genus Anthus, as Anthus pratensis, of Europe. Meadow rue (Bot.), a delicate early plant, of the genus Thalictrum, having compound leaves and numerous white flowers. There are many species. Meadow saffron. (Bot.) See under Saffron. Meadow sage. (Bot.) See under Sage. Meadow saxifrage (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant of Europe (Silaus pratensis), somewhat resembling fennel. Meadow snipe (Zo["o]l.), the common or jack snipe. [1913 Webster]

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