Indian pink


Definition of Indian pink

1a : china pink
b or Indian pinkroot [Indian entry 2 2] : pinkroot sense a
c [Indian entry 2 2] West Indies : cypress vine
e [Indian entry 2 2] : indian paintbrush
f [Indian entry 2 2] : any of several wild pinks of the genera Silene and Lychnis
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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“Indian pink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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