grass pink

grass pink
noun
1. an orchid
Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Calopogon, ↑genus Calopogon
2. European pink cultivated for its very fragrant pink or rosy flowers
Hypernyms: ↑pink, ↑garden pink

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noun
1. : a European pink (Dianthus plumarius) that is often cultivated for its very fragrant usually pink or rosy flowers
3. : an orchid of the genus Calopogon (especially C. pulchellus)

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1. a pink, Dianthus plumarius, of Europe and Asia, having fragrant, fringed pink, purplish, or white flowers.
2. an orchid, Calopogon tuberosus, having clusters of rose or purplish-pink flowers, growing in bogs of eastern North America.
[1810-20, Amer.]

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