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  Definition of old maid
  1. 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'')
  2. a person who is primly fastidious
  3. an elderly unmarried woman
  4. commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
  5. any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads
Similar Words: spinster, periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle, Cape periwinkle, red periwinkle, cayenne jasmine, Catharanthus roseus, Vinca rosea, zinnia, old maid flower

 

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

 

Member Meronyms: Catharanthus, genus Catharanthus, genus Zinnia

 

 
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