queen of the prairie

or queen-of-the-prai·rie


a tall plant, Filipendula rubra, of the rose family, having branching clusters of pink flowers, growing in meadows and prairies.

Nearby words

  1. queen maud land,
  2. queen maud range,
  3. queen mother,
  4. queen of heaven,
  5. queen of puddings,
  6. queen olive,
  7. queen palm,
  8. queen post,
  9. queen regent,
  10. queen regnant

Origin of queen of the prairie

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55

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