Definition of Maiden pink

1. Noun. Low-growing loosely mat-forming Eurasian pink with a single pale pink flower with a crimson center.

Exact synonyms: Dianthus Deltoides
Generic synonyms: Garden Pink, Pink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maiden Pink

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maiden blue-eyed Mary
maiden flight
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maiden names
maiden of honor
maiden over
maiden overs
maiden pink (current term)
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maiden voyages
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Literary usage of Maiden pink

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1. Lawns and Gardens: How to Plant and Beautify the Home Lot, the Pleasure by Nils Jönsson-Rose (1897)
"It is one of the most attractive plants for small gardens and should be grown in liberal patches in the border. Flowers late in summer. maiden pink ..."

2. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"The maiden pink is a small, much-branched plant, growing in grassy places, on gravelly and sandy soils ; it has rose-coloured flowers spotted with white, ..."

3. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1881)
"The maiden pink is a small much-branched plant, growing in grassy places, on gravelly and sandy soils; it has rose-colored flowers spotted with white, ..."

4. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"In a large batch of seedlings of the maiden pink I have noticed several really excellent forms with flowers of vivid colouring, qualities which need only to ..."

5. Rock Gardening for Amateurs by Harry Higgott Thomas (1914)
"D. deltoides (maiden pink).—The maiden pink, which grows wild on some British meadows and hills is a beautiful little plant with narrow green leaves and ..."

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