Definition of Rainbow pink

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

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rainbow Pink

rainbow bridge
rainbow cactus
rainbow coalition
rainbow fish
rainbow lorikeet
rainbow parties
rainbow perch
rainbow pink (current term)
rainbow runner
rainbow runners
rainbow seaperch
rainbow shower
rainbow smelt
rainbow symptom
rainbow table
rainbow tables
rainbow trout
rainbow trouts

Literary usage of Rainbow pink

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1885)
"Suffice it to say, that many of these exquisite, coral-like terraces are of every color of the rainbow— pink and lilac, scarlet, yellow, orange, deep red, ..."

2. Spiritual Magazine (1876)
"... golden are her flowing locks, and blue her eyes, and her skin is like the water-lotus in its sunny brightness; her complexion is the rainbow's pink. ..."

3. Journal of the Waterloo Campaign: Kept Throughout the Campaign of 1815 by Cavalié Mercer (1870)
"... &c., the convex surfaces of which, of all the hues of the rainbow (pink predominating), reminded me strongly of the testudo of the ancients. ..."

4. Adventures Among the Dyaks of Borneo by Frederick Boyle (1865)
"were twice the size of the ordinary European species, and some of the doves were coloured like a rainbow —pink heads, blue breasts, and wings of black and ..."

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