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Definition of carnation:

  1. A species of Dianthus ( D. Caryophyllus) or pink, having very beautiful flowers of various colors, esp. white and usually a rich, spicy scent.
  2. The natural color of flesh; rosy pink.
  3. Those parts of a picture in which the human body or any part of it is represented in full color; the flesh tints.


chromatic, Dianthus caryophyllus, gillyflower, clove pink, stock.

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