carnation

Primary Meanings of carnation

1.
n
Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors
2.
nadj
a pink or reddish-pink color
pink or pinkish
Full Definitions of carnation
1

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

Synonyms:
Dianthus caryophyllus, clove pink, gillyflower
Type of:
garden pink, pink
any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
2

n a pink or reddish-pink color

Type of:
pink
a light shade of red

adj pink or pinkish

Synonyms:
chromatic
being or having or characterized by hue

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