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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.
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That seems but a slight journey as you look at the map, or remember your own pleasant travels to and from the meadowy banks of the Avon.
Or a meadowy margin could form an undulating edge to a border - even on straight paths, such a verge will add asymmetry and movement.