"carnation" in the noun sense
1. carnation, clove pink, gillyflower, Dianthus caryophyllus
Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors
a pink or reddish-pink color
"carnation" in the adjective sense
pink or pinkish
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