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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

   {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.
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