Definition of meadow noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmedəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedoʊ//
On the farm
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a field covered in grass, used especially for hay water meadows (= near a river) Traditional hay meadows are important wildlife areas. Water meadows were constructed along the river valleys. See related entries: On the farm Word OriginOld English mǣdwe, oblique case of mǣd, from the Germanic base of mow.
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