wild pink

noun

Definition of wild pink

: catchfly (Silene caroliniana) with pink or whitish flowers

Examples of wild pink in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s also Neptune's Grotto, the otherworldly stalactite cave, and Gennargentu National Park, where intrepid hikers can reach the highest point on the island, passing lakes and gorges on trails lush with the wild pink peonies. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Learning From Sardinia, Where Locals Live La Dolce Vita Longer Than Anyone Else," 16 July 2018 The brand’s first product, lightly smoked wild pink salmon, is a family favorite. Elizabeth G. Dunn, WSJ, "How to Picnic Like a Pro: Recipes, Tools and Tips," 18 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of wild pink

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Wild pink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20pink. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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