Pinkster

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pinkster

Whitsuntide.

(Science: botany) Alternative forms: pingster and pinxter] Pinkster flower, the rosy flower of the azalea nudiflora; also, the shrub itself; called also Pinxter blomachee by the new York descendants of the dutch settlers.

Origin: D. Pinkster, pinksteren, fr. Gr. See Pentecost.