Indian pink


Definition of Indian pink

  1. 1a :  china pink b or Indian pinkroot [2Indian 2] :  pinkroot a c [2Indian 2] West Indies :  cypress vine d [2Indian 2] :  gaywings e [2Indian 2] :  indian paintbrush 1 f [2Indian 2] :  any of several wild pinks of the genera Silene and Lychnis g [2Indian 2] :  cardinal flower

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of indian pink

2Indian 1

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to cast off or become cast off

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