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 for Meadow pink
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     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.
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     3. Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection
        of something. "The very pink of courtesy." --Shak.
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     4. (Zool.) The European minnow; -- so called from the color
        of its abdomen in summer. [Prov. Eng.]
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     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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see
           the particular word in the Vocabulary.
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     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. (Zool.)
     (a) The American bittern. See Stake-driver.
     (b) The American coot ({Fulica).
     (c) The clapper rail.
  
     Meadow mouse (Zool.), any mouse of the genus Arvicola, as
        the common American species Arvicola riparia; -- called
        also field mouse, and field vole.
  
     Meadow mussel (Zool.), 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 (Zool.), 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 (Zool.), the common or jack snipe.
        [1913 Webster] meadowgrass

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