meadow

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

Definition of meadow

:land that is covered or mostly covered with grass
  • wildflowers blooming in the meadow
; especially :a tract of moist low-lying usually level grassland

meadowy

play \ˈme-də-wē\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of meadow

Middle English medwe, from Old English mǣdwe, oblique case form of mǣd; akin to Old English māwan to mow — more at mow

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MEADOW Defined for English Language Learners

meadow

noun

Definition of meadow for English Language Learners

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


MEADOW Defined for Kids

meadow

noun mead·ow \ ˈme-dō \

Definition of meadow for Students

:usually moist and low grassland


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