mullein pink
noun Date: circa 1850 an Old World herb (Lychnis coronaria) of the pink family cultivated chiefly for its woolly herbage and crimson flowers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mullein pink — n. a perennial woolly plant (Lychnis coronaria) of the pink family, with reddish flowers * * * …   Universalium

  • mullein pink — n. a perennial woolly plant (Lychnis coronaria) of the pink family, with reddish flowers …   English World dictionary

  • mullein pink — noun an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers • Syn: ↑rose campion, ↑gardener s delight, ↑dusty miller, ↑Lychnis coronaria • Hypernyms: ↑lychnis,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mullein pink — vainikinė gaisrena statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lychnis coronaria angl. bloody William; gardener’s delight; mullein pink; rose campion vok. Kranz Lichtnelke; Kranzrade; Kronen Lichtnelke; Vexiernelke rus. горицвет венечный;… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • mullein pink — mul′lein pink n. pln rose campion • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • mullein pink. — See rose campion. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • mullein pink. — See rose campion. [1830 40] …   Useful english dictionary

  • purple mullein — noun Eurasian mullein with showy purple or pink flowers • Syn: ↑Verbascum phoeniceum • Hypernyms: ↑mullein, ↑flannel leaf, ↑velvet plant * * * noun : a Eurasian mullein (Verbascum phoeniceum) having show …   Useful english dictionary

  • mulleinpink — mullein pink n. See rose campion. * * * …   Universalium

  • rose campion — noun an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers • Syn: ↑mullein pink, ↑gardener s delight, ↑dusty miller, ↑Lychnis coronaria • Hypernyms: ↑lychnis,… …   Useful english dictionary

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