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Etymology

Latin carnatio meaning fleshiness.

Pronunciation

IPA: kɔrˈneɪ.ʃʌn

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Noun

Singular
carnation

Plural
carnations

carnation (carnations)
  1. a type of flower, originally flesh-coloured, but now found in a variety of colours.
  2. (botany) a type of Eurasian plant (Dianthus caryophyllus) widely cultivated for its flowers.
  3. (color) a rosy pink colour; sometimes, a deep red colour.
    carnation colour:   

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flower

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Adjective

carnation

  1. (color) of a rosy pink or red colour.

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