Meaning of meadow pink in English:

meadow pink

Pronunciation /ˈmɛdəʊ pɪŋk/


  • 1US dialect Any of several plants bearing pink flowers, especially (a) the swamp azalea, Rhododendron viscosum; (b) (Texas regional) the prairie rose gentian, Sabatia campestris (family Gentianaceae).

  • 2 rare The maiden pink, Dianthus deltoides.


Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From meadow + pink.