Pink"ster (?), n. [D. pinkster, pinksteren, fr. Gr. . See Pentecost.]

Whitsuntide.

[Written also pingster and pinxter.]

Pinkster flower Bot., the rosy flower of the Azalea nudiflora; also, the shrub itself; -- called also Pinxter blomachee by the New York descendants of the Dutch settlers.

 

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