cushion pink


noun

a low-growing mountain plant, Silene acaulis, of Europe and North America, having deep pink to purplish, solitary flowers and forming mosslike patches on rocky or barren ground.

Nearby words

  1. cushing, caleb,
  2. cushing, harvey williams,
  3. cushingoid,
  4. cushion,
  5. cushion cut,
  6. cushion plant,
  7. cushion rafter,
  8. cushioning,
  9. cushiony,
  10. cushitic

Origin of cushion pink

First recorded in 1860–65

Also called moss campion.

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