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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.
Coming toward him down the meadow was an aeroplane piloted by the black Usanga and in the seat behind the pilot was the white girl, Bertha Kircher.
The first place that I can well remember was a large pleasant meadow with a pond of clear water in it.
They left his bag there and walked over to the meadow in which were the huts.
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.
At the far end of the meadow was the towering lilac hedge, skirting the lane that led to Judge Pillier's house, and the scent of its heavy blossoms met them like a soft and tender embrace of welcome.
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.
The pitch from the bench to the meadow was steep yet thickly wooded with oaks and manzanita.
So the wooden animal trotted on again and the meadow grass was so soft under the wheels that it made easy riding.
My way led through Pleasant Meadow, an adjunct of the Baker Farm, that retreat of which a poet has since sung, beginning,--