noun, mead·ow often attributive \ˈme-(ˌ)dō\

: a usually flat area of land that is covered with tall grass

Full Definition of MEADOW

:  land that is covered or mostly covered with grass; especially :  a tract of moist low-lying usually level grassland
mead·owy \ˈme-də-wē\ adjective

Origin of MEADOW

Middle English medwe, from Old English ̄dwe, oblique case form of ̄d; akin to Old English māwan to mow — more at mow
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with MEADOW

MEADOW Defined for Kids


noun mead·ow \ˈme-dō\

Definition of MEADOW for Kids

:  usually moist and low grassland
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