pinxter flowerpinx·ter flower
a variety of azalea (Rhododendron nudiflorum) with pink, sweet-smelling flowers, purplish-red at the base
Origin of pinxter flowerso named from blossoming at Pinkster
An azalea (Rhododendron periclymenoides) of the eastern United States, having pink or purple flowers that bloom before the leaves appear.
Origin of pinxter flowerFrom Pinkster, Pinxter, Whitsuntide, from obsolete Dutch pinxter, from Middle Dutch, ultimately from Greek pent&emacron;kost&emacron;, Pentecost; see Pentecost.