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  Words related to old maid

Related / Similar Words: spinster, periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle, Cape periwinkle, red periwinkle, cayenne jasmine, Catharanthus roseus, Vinca rosea, zinnia, old maid flower

 

Definition:
  • a card game using a pack of cards from which one queen has been removed; players match cards and the player holding the unmatched queen at the end of the game is the loser (or `old maid'');
  • a person who is primly fastidious;
  • an elderly unmarried woman;
  • commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers;
  • any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads;

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    Hyponyms: white zinnia, Zinnia acerosa, little golden zinnia, Zinnia grandiflora

     

    Member Meronyms: Catharanthus, genus Catharanthus, genus Zinnia

     

     
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