What does meadow mean?

Definitions for meadow
ˈmɛd oʊmead·ow

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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.

    Etymology: 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

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

  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

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

  3. Meadow(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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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

Examples of meadow in a Sentence

  1. Caleb Mulvena:

    We wanted to respect the idea that a meadow was here, rather than obliterating the meadow and planting a large trophy home, we wanted to take the idea of peeling the meadow up and kind of tuck the house underneath it.

  2. Andrew Pollack:

    More needs to be done, and it’s important for the country to be united in the same way the 17 families united in support of this bill, my precious daughter Meadow’s life was taken, and there’s nothing I can do to change that, but make no mistake, I’m a father and I’m on a mission. I’m on a mission to make sure I’m the last dad to ever read a statement of this kind.

  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. 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.

  5. NeverShoutNever fan:

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

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