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 for Maiden pink
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pink \Pink\, n. [Perh. akin to pick; as if the edges of the
     petals were picked out. Cf. Pink, v. t.]
     1. (Bot.) A name given to several plants of the
        caryophyllaceous genus Dianthus, and to their flowers,
        which are sometimes very fragrant and often double in
        cultivated varieties. The species are mostly perennial
        herbs, with opposite linear leaves, and handsome
        five-petaled flowers with a tubular calyx.
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     2. A color resulting from the combination of a pure vivid red
        with more or less white; -- so called from the common
        color of the flower. --Dryden.
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     3. Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection
        of something. "The very pink of courtesy." --Shak.
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     4. (Zool.) The European minnow; -- so called from the color
        of its abdomen in summer. [Prov. Eng.]
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     Bunch pink is Dianthus barbatus.
  
     China pink, or Indian pink. See under China.
  
     Clove pink is Dianthus Caryophyllus, the stock from which
        carnations are derived.
  
     Garden pink. See Pheasant's eye.
  
     Meadow pink is applied to Dianthus deltoides; also, to
        the ragged robin.
  
     Maiden pink, Dianthus deltoides.
  
     Moss pink. See under Moss.
  
     Pink needle, the pin grass; -- so called from the long,
        tapering points of the carpels. See Alfilaria.
  
     Sea pink. See Thrift.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maiden \Maid"en\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to,
        or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.
        "Amid the maiden throng." --Addison.
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              Have you no modesty, no maiden shame ? --Shak.
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     2. Never having been married; not having had sexual
        intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but
        sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt. "A surprising old
        maiden lady." --Thackeray.
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     3. Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
        "Maiden flowers." --Shak.
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              Full bravely hast thou fleshed
              Thy maiden sword.                     --Shak.
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     4. Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been
        captured, or violated. -- T. Warton. Macaulay.
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     Maiden assize (Eng. Law), an assize which there is no
        criminal prosecution; an assize which is unpolluted with
        blood. It was usual, at such an assize, for the sheriff to
        present the judge with a pair of white gloves. --Smart.
  
     Maiden name, the surname of a woman before her marriage.
  
     Maiden pink. (Bot.) See under Pink.
  
     Maiden plum (Bot.), a West Indian tree ({Comocladia
        integrifolia) with purplish drupes. The sap of the tree
        is glutinous, and gives a persistent black stain.
  
     Maiden speech, the first speech made by a person, esp. by a
        new member in a public body.
  
     Maiden tower, the tower most capable of resisting an enemy.
        
  
     maiden voyage the first regular service voyage of a ship.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  maiden pink \maiden pink\ n.
     A low-growing loosely mat-forming Eurasian pink ({Dianthus
     deltoides) with single crimson-eyed pale pink flowers.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  maiden pink
      n 1: low-growing loosely mat-forming Eurasian pink with a single
           pale pink flower with a crimson center [syn: maiden pink,
           Dianthus deltoides]

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