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moss pink

noun
1.
a phlox, Phlox subulata, of the eastern U.S., having showy pink to purple flowers.
Origin of moss pink
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for moss pink

moss pink

noun
1.
a North American plant, Phlox subulata, forming dense mosslike mats: cultivated for its pink, white, or lavender flowers: family Polemoniaceae Also called ground pink
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