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Pinxter

[pingk-ster]
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noun
  1. Pinkster.

Pinkster

or Pinx·ter

[pingk-ster]
noun Hudson Valley: Older Use.
  1. Whitsuntide.

Origin of Pinkster

1790–1800, Americanism; < Dutch PinksterenGreek pentēkostḗ Pentecost
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Historical Examples

  • All up the country ways there were patches of wild honeysuckle,—pinxter flowers, as it was called.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago

    Amanda Millie Douglas