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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See carnation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plant with clove-scented flowers, Dianthus caryophyllus, formerly used as a flavoring and for fragrance. The ancestor of the carnation.
  • n. The flower of this plant

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • n. is Dianthus Caryophyllus, the stock from which carnations are derived.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of pink the flowers of which smell like cloves.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors

Etymologies

clove (the spice) + pink (the flower) (Wiktionary)

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