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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Meadow  \Mead"ow\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  meadow;  of  the  nature  of  a  meadow; 
  produced,  growing,  or  living  in  a  meadow.  ``Fat  meadow 
  ground.''  --Milton. 
 
  Note:  For  many  names  of  plants  compounded  with  meadow,  see 
  the  particular  word  in  the  Vocabulary. 
 
  {Meadow  beauty}.  (Bot.)  Same  as  {Deergrass}. 
 
  {Meadow  foxtail}  (Bot.),  a  valuable  pasture  grass 
  ({Alopecurus  pratensis})  resembling  timothy,  but  with 
  softer  spikes. 
 
  {Meadow  grass}  (Bot.),  a  name  given  to  several  grasses  of  the 
  genus  {Poa},  common  in  meadows,  and  of  great  value  for  nay 
  and  for  pasture.  See  {Grass}. 
 
  {Meadow  hay},  a  coarse  grass,  or  true  sedge,  growing  in 
  uncultivated  swamp  or  river  meadow;  --  used  as  fodder  or 
  bedding  for  cattle,  packing  for  ice,  etc  [Local,  U.  S.] 
 
 
  {Meadow  hen}.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  American  bittern.  See  {Stake-driver}. 
  b  The  American  coot  ({Fulica}). 
  c  The  clapper  rail. 
 
  {Meadow  lark}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  species  of  {Sturnella},  a  genus 
  of  American  birds  allied  to  the  starlings.  The  common 
  species  ({S.  magna})  has  a  yellow  breast  with  a  black 
  crescent. 
 
  {Meadow  mouse}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  mouse  of  the  genus  {Arvicola}, 
  as  the  common  American  species  {A.  riparia};  --  called 
  also  {field  mouse},  and  {field  vole}. 
 
  {Meadow  mussel}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  American  ribbed  mussel 
  ({Modiola  plicatula}),  very  abundant  in  salt  marshes. 
 
  {Meadow  ore}  (Min.),  bog-iron  ore,  a  kind  of  limonite. 
 
  {Meadow  parsnip}.  (Bot.)  See  under  {Parsnip}. 
 
  {Meadow  pink}.  (Bot.)  See  under  {Pink}. 
 
  {Meadow  pipit}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  small  singing  bird  of  the  genus 
  {Anthus},  as  {A.  pratensis},  of  Europe. 
 
  {Meadow  rue}  (Bot.),  a  delicate  early  plant,  of  the  genus 
  {Thalictrum},  having  compound  leaves  and  numerous  white 
  flowers.  There  are  many  species. 
 
  {Meadow  saffron}.  (Bot.)  See  under  {Saffron}. 
 
  {Meadow  sage}.  (Bot.)  See  under  {Sage}. 
 
  {Meadow  saxifrage}  (Bot.),  an  umbelliferous  plant  of  Europe 
  ({Silaus  pratensis}),  somewhat  resembling  fennel. 
 
  {Meadow  snipe}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  common  or  jack  snipe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Fulica 
  n  :  coots  [syn:  {Fulica},  {genus  Fulica}] 




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