Pink


Pink
Pink Pink, a. Resembling the garden pink in color; of the color called pink (see 6th {Pink}, 2); as, a pink dress; pink ribbons. [1913 Webster]

{Pink eye} (Med.), a popular name for an epidemic variety of ophthalmia, associated with early and marked redness of the eyeball.

{Pink salt} (Chem. & Dyeing), the double chlorides of (stannic) tin and ammonium, formerly much used as a mordant for madder and cochineal.

{Pink saucer}, a small saucer, the inner surface of which is covered with a pink pigment. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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