the larva of a gelechiid moth, Pectinophora gossypiella, that feeds on the seeds of the bolls of cotton and was introduced into cotton-growing regions of the world from Asia.
noun 1. a sparkling white wine, especially of the Champagne district of France, colored slightly by the grape skins during fermentation or the addition of a small amount of red wine just before the second fermentation.
- Pink chord
noun phrase A mistake in reading or improvising music (1930s+ Musicians)
noun, Fox Hunting. 1. the coat, usually scarlet, of the hunt uniform worn by the staff and by male members of the hunt.
[pingk-kol-er] /ˈpɪŋkˈkɒl ər/ adjective 1. of or relating to a type of employment traditionally held by women, especially relatively low-paying work: secretaries, phone operators, and other pink-collar workers. adjective 1. of, relating to, or designating low-paid occupations traditionally associated with female workers Compare blue-collar, white-collar adj. in reference to jobs generally held by women, 1977, […]