meadow beauty

noun

Definition of meadow beauty

: any of a genus (Rhexia of the family Melastomaceae, the meadow-beauty family) of perennial North American herbs with showy solitary or cymose flowers

First Known Use of meadow beauty

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Meadow beauty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meadow%20beauty. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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