gillyflower

Definitions of gillyflower
  1. noun
    any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
    synonyms: stock
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    types:
    Matthiola incana, brompton stock
    European plant with racemes of sweet-scented flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental
    type of:
    flower
    a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  2. noun
    Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors
    synonyms: Dianthus caryophyllus, carnation, clove pink
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    type of:
    garden pink, pink
    any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
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