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meadow

  

      n  
1    an area of grassland, often used for hay or for grazing of animals  
2    a low-lying piece of grassland, often boggy and near a river  
     (Old English mædwe, from mæd mead2; related to mawan to mow1)  
  meadowy      adj  


meadow fescue  
      n   an erect Eurasian perennial grass, Festuca pratensis, with lustrous leaves and stem bases surrounded by dark brown sheaths  
meadow grass  
      n   a perennial grass, Poa pratensis, that has erect hairless leaves and grows in meadows and similar places in N temperate regions  
meadow lily  
      n      another name for       Canada lily  
meadow mouse  
      n     (U.S)      another name for       vole   1  
meadow mushroom  
      n   a saprotrophic agaricaceous edible fungus, Agaricus (or Psalliota) campestris, having a white cap with pink or brown gills on the underside  
meadow pipit  
      n   a common European songbird, Anthus pratensis, with a pale brown speckled plumage: family Motacillidae (pipits and wagtails)  
meadow rue  
      n   any ranunculaceous plant of the N temperate genus Thalictrum, esp. T. flavum, having clusters of small yellowish-green, white, or purple flowers  
meadow saffron  
      n      another name for       autumn crocus  
water meadow  
      n   a meadow that remains fertile by being periodically flooded by a stream  
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