Definition of China pink

1. Noun. Chinese pink with deeply toothed rose-lilac flowers with a purplish eye; usually raised as an annual.

Exact synonyms: Dianthus Chinensis, Rainbow Pink
Generic synonyms: Garden Pink, Pink
Specialized synonyms: Dianthus Chinensis Heddewigii, Japanese Pink



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Lexicographical Neighbors of China Pink

chin muscle
chin music
chin reflex
chin rest
chin roll
chin rolls
chin strap
chin up
chin wag
china
china cabinet
china cap
china clay
china closet
china marker
china pink (current term)
china stone
china white
chinaball
chinaberries
chinaberry
chinaberry tree
chinaldine
chinaldines
chinalike
chinampa
chinampas
chinar
chinars

Literary usage of China pink

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"... proceed to the china pink, which is a Flower of later Date ... The double china pink. There is a great Variety of différent Colours in ..."

2. New Improvements of Planting and Gardening: Both Philosophical and Practical by Richard Bradley (1739)
"... the Dwarf Double Mountain Pink, and the china pink, ... The china pink is admirable for its ..."

3. New Improvements of Planting and Gardening, Both Philosophical and Practical by Richard Bradley (1739)
"... the Dwarf Double Mountain Pink, and the china pink, ... The china pink is admirable for its ..."

4. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1867)
"The china pink needs a great deal of water, but in small quantities. PRIMROSE.—This is so called because inEngland, its native place, it is often the first ..."

5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1871)
"Pinks—Dianthus Chinensis, the china pink, and Dianthus ... The china pink, though not fragrant, is so beautiful and so easy to manage, no collection should ..."

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