Indian pink

noun

Definition of Indian pink 

1a : china pink

b or Indian pinkroot [ 2Indian 2 ] : pinkroot sense a

c [ 2Indian 2 ] West Indies : cypress vine

d [ 2Indian 2 ] : gaywings

e [ 2Indian 2 ] : indian paintbrush

f [ 2Indian 2 ] : any of several wild pinks of the genera Silene and Lychnis

g [ 2Indian 2 ] : cardinal flower

2 or indian pink : a light reddish brown that is redder, lighter, and stronger than copper tan or monkey skin and redder and duller than peach tan

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