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mead·ow

 (mĕd′ō)
n.
A tract of grassland, either in its natural state or used as pasture or for growing hay.

[Middle English medwe, medoue, from Old English mǣdwe, oblique case of mǣd; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

mead′ow·y adj.

meadow

(ˈmɛdəʊ)
n
1. (Physical Geography) an area of grassland, often used for hay or for grazing of animals
2. (Physical Geography) a low-lying piece of grassland, often boggy and near a river
[Old English mædwe, from mǣd mead2; related to māwan to mow1]
ˈmeadowy adj

mead•ow

(ˈmɛd oʊ)

n.
a limited, relatively flat area of low vegetation dominated by grasses.
[before 1000; Middle English medwe, Old English mǣdw-, oblique s. of mǣd mead2]
mead′ow•less, adj.
mead′ow•y, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meadow - a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into haymeadow - a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
grassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

meadow

noun field, pasture, grassland, ley, lea (poetic) Try turning your lawn into a flower meadow.
Translations
مرجمَرْج، أرض مُعْشَوْشِبَهمَرْعَى
ливада
louka
eng
niitty
livada
rétkaszáló
engi
牧草地
목초지
pļava
lúka
travnik
äng
ทุ่งหญ้า
bãi cỏ

meadow

[ˈmedəʊ] Nprado m, pradera f; (esp water meadow) → vega f

meadow

[ˈmɛdəʊ] nprairie f, pré m

meadow

nWiese f, → Weide f; in the meadowauf der Wiese or Weide

meadow

:
meadowland
nWeideland nt
meadowlark
nWiesenstärling m
meadowsweet
nMädesüß nt

meadow

[ˈmɛdəʊ] nprato, pascolo

meadow

(ˈmedəu) noun
(often in plural) a field of grass, usually on low ground. There were cows in the meadow.

meadow

مَرْعَى louka eng Wiese λιβάδι prado niitty prairie livada prato 牧草地 목초지 weide eng łąka campina, prado луг äng ทุ่งหญ้า çayır bãi cỏ 草地
References in classic literature ?
Sorry as Konstantin Levin was to crush down his mowing grass, he drove him into the meadow. The high grass softly turned about the wheels and the horse's legs, leaving its seeds clinging to the wet axles and spokes of the wheels.
Bound and helpless, the English officer lay upon the ground at one side of the meadow, while around him stood a number of the black deserters from the German command.
The first place that I can well remember was a large pleasant meadow with a pond of clear water in it.
In the old days the hoppers slept in barns, but ten years ago a row of huts had been erected at the side of a meadow; and the Athelnys, like many others, had the same hut every year.
At last, worn out with sorrow and fatigue, she fell asleep and dreamt that she was wandering along a flowery meadow, when she came to a hut where she found an old witch, who promised to restore her husband to her.
And when she came to the meadow, she sat down upon a bank there, and let down her waving locks of hair, which were all of pure silver; and when Curdken saw it glitter in the sun, he ran up, and would have pulled some of the locks out, but she cried:
Prince Andrew, pale and gloomy like everyone in the regiment, paced up and down from the border of one patch to another, at the edge of the meadow beside an oatfield, with head bowed and arms behind his back.
They had left the big road and turned into a level plain which had formerly been an old meadow. There were clumps of thorn trees here and there, gorgeous in their spring radiance.
Looking onward as I reached the middle of th e meadow, I perceived on its further side, towering gaunt and black in the night, a lofty arch or gateway, without walls at its sides, without a neighboring building of any sort, far or near.
"See, Billy, on that bench there above the meadow."
"It is not hard to draw the wagon over the meadow. I only want to know where to go."
My way led through Pleasant Meadow, an adjunct of the Baker Farm, that retreat of which a poet has since sung, beginning,--