moss pink

noun

Definition of moss pink

: a low-growing perennial phlox (Phlox subulata) widely cultivated for its abundant usually pink or white flowers

First Known Use of moss pink

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Moss pink.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moss%20pink. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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