wild pink
noun Date: 1814 catchfly (Silene caroliniana) with pink or whitish flowers

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  • Wild pink — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wild pink — n. 1. a) any of several catchflies ☆ b) an early flowering catchfly (Silene caroliniana) of the E U.S., having lance shaped leaves and bright pink flowers in clusters ☆ 2. an arethusa * * * …   Universalium

  • wild pink — n. 1. a) any of several catchflies ☆ b) an early flowering catchfly (Silene caroliniana) of the E U.S., having lance shaped leaves and bright pink flowers in clusters ☆ 2. an arethusa …   English World dictionary

  • wild pink — noun 1. a bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corolla; Canada • Syn: ↑bog rose, ↑dragon s mouth, ↑Arethusa bulbosa • Hypernyms: ↑arethusa • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Arethusa …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild pink — kartūzinis gvazdikas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gvazdikinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Dianthus carthusianorum), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dianthus carthusianorum angl. Carthusian pink;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Wild — Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild allspice — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild balsam apple — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild basil — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild bean — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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