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