or Pinx·ter


noun Hudson Valley: Older Use.

Origin of Pinkster

1790–1800, Americanism; < Dutch PinksterenGreek pentēkostḗ Pentecost Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pinxter

Historical Examples of pinxter

  • 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