Definitions for meadowˈmɛd oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hayfield, meadow(noun)

    a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay

Wiktionary

  1. meadow(Noun)

    A field or pasture; a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay; an area of low lying vegetation, especially near a river.

  2. Origin: mædwe, inflected form of mæd (see mead), from mēdwō (cf. West Frisian miede, Dutch dialect made, German dialect Matte ‘mountain pasture’), from h₂met- ‘to mow, reap’ (cf. Welsh medi, Latin metere, Ancient Greek ‘reaping’), englargement of -. More at mow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meadow(noun)

    a tract of low or level land producing grass which is mown for hay; any field on which grass is grown for hay

  2. Meadow(noun)

    low land covered with coarse grass or rank herbage near rives and in marshy places by the sea; as, the salt meadows near Newark Bay

  3. Meadow(adj)

    of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow

  4. Origin: [AS. meady; akin to md, and to G. matte; prob. also to E. mow. See Mow to cut (grass), and cf. 2d Mead.]

Freebase

  1. Meadow

    Meadow is a town in Millard County, Utah, United States. The population was 254 at the 2000 census. Originally called Meadow Creek, the town is located about eight miles south of Fillmore.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Meadow

    med′ō, n. a level tract producing grass to be mown down: a rich pasture-ground—(poet.) Mead.—ns. Mead′ow-fox′tail (see Foxtail); Mead′ow-grass, the larger and more useful kinds of grass, grown in meadows for hay and pasture; Mead′ow-hay, a coarse grass or sedge growing in moist places, used as fodder or bedding; Mead′ow-lark, the American field-lark; Mead′ow-saff′ron, the colchicum—also Autumn-crocus, or Naked lady; Mead′ow-sweet, Mead′ow-wort, an ornamental shrub or plant with white flowers, called also Queen of the meadow.—adj. Mead′owy. [A.S. mǽdmáwan, to mow; Ger. mahd, a mowing, Swiss matt, a meadow, as in Zermatt, &c.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meadow in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meadow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. NeverShoutNever fan:

    Life is a meadow, you just have to find a way to pick the flowers.

  2. George Linley:

    Thou art gone from my gaze like a beautiful dream, And I seek thee in vain by the meadow and stream.

  3. William Wordsworth:

    How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold.

  4. George Gissing:

    It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.

  5. Biologist Josh Grinath:

    I think that ants are the most interesting species in this chain of species I've been interacting with, because the bears are targeting this one highly connected species, they have the potential to influence all of the organisms in this meadow.

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