Definition of moss pink in English:

moss pink

Pronunciation /ˈmɒs ˌpɪŋk/

noun

  • 1US dialect Moss campion.

  • 2A mat-forming phlox, Phlox subulata, of the central United States, with flowers typically pink or violet.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Johnson (d. 1644), apothecary and soldier. From moss + pink.