caryophyllaceous love



from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the pinks (of family Caryophyllaceae), especially describing plants that have their distinctive corollas

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having corollas of five petals with long claws inclosed in a tubular, calyx, as the pink.
  • adj. Belonging to the family of which the pink and the carnation are the types.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the Caryophyllaceæ: especially applied to flowers having five petals with long claws in a tubular calyx. Also caryophyllous, caryophylleous.

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

  • adj. of or pertaining to plants of the family Caryophyllaceae


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