Sea pink
Sea pink Sea" pink` (Bot.) See {Thrift}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sea pink — Pink Pink, n. [Perh. akin to pick; as if the edges of the petals were picked out. Cf. {Pink}, v. t.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to several plants of the caryophyllaceous genus {Dianthus}, and to their flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea pink — may refer to: * Armeria spp. * Sabatia stellaris …   Wikipedia

  • sea pink — noun tufted thrift of seacoasts and mountains of north temperate zone; occasionally grown as a ground cover • Syn: ↑cliff rose, ↑Armeria maritima • Hypernyms: ↑thrift * * * noun 1. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea pink — pajūrinė gvaizdė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pliumbaginių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Armeria maritima), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Šiaurės Amerikoje ir Čilėje. atitikmenys: lot. Armeria maritima angl. common sea trift; sea cushion;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sea-pink — pajūrinė gvaizdė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pliumbaginių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Armeria maritima), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Šiaurės Amerikoje ir Čilėje. atitikmenys: lot. Armeria maritima angl. common sea trift; sea cushion;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sea pink — gvaizdė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pliumbaginių (Plumbaginaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Armeria). atitikmenys: lot. Armeria angl. cushion pink; sea pink; trift vok. Grasblume; Grasnelke; Sandnelke rus. армерия lenk. armeria; zawciąg …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • sea pink — Thrift Thrift (thr[i^]ft), n. [Icel. [thorn]rift. See {Thrive}.] 1. A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality. [1913 Webster] The rest, . . . willing to fall to thrift, prove very good husbands.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea pink — Date: 1731 1. thrift 4 2. any of several North American herbs (genus Sabatia, especially S. stellaris) of the gentian family with usually pink or white flowers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea pink — /si ˈpɪŋk/ (say see pingk) noun a perennial maritime herb, Armeria maritima, of Europe, western Asia and North America, which has narrow tufted leaves and dense heads of pink or white flowers; thrift …   Australian English dictionary

  • sea pink — thrift (def. 3). [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

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