Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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clove (the spice) + pink (the flower)

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