Definitions for meadowˈmɛd oʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mead•owˈmɛd oʊ(n.)

  1. a limited, relatively flat area of low vegetation dominated by grasses.

    Category: Ecology, Agriculture

Origin of meadow:

bef. 1000; ME medwe, OE mǣdw-, obl. s. of mǣdmead2


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hayfield, meadow(noun)

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. meadow(noun)ˈmɛd oʊ

    an area of land covered in wild grasses and flowers

    animals living in the meadow


  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


  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.

Translations for meadow

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(often in plural) a field of grass, usually on low ground

There were cows in the meadow.

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