moss pink

Origin of moss pink

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 PolemoniaceaeAlso called: ground pink
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