pinxter flower

noun
pinx·​ter flower | \ ˈpiŋ(k)-stər- How to pronounce pinxter flower (audio) \

Definition of pinxter flower

: a deciduous pink-flowered azalea (Rhododendron periclymenoides synonym R. nudiflorum) native to rich moist woodlands of eastern North America

First Known Use of pinxter flower

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pinxter flower

Dutch pinkster Whitsuntide

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The first known use of pinxter flower was in 1857

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