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Related to carnation: Dianthus caryophyllus

carnation:

see pinkpink,
common name for some members of the Caryophyllaceae, a family of small herbs found chiefly in north temperate zones (especially the Mediterranean area) but with several genera indigenous to south temperate zones and high altitudes of tropical mountains.
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carnation

Surprisingly sweet flower petals can be used in desserts. Cut them away from the bitter white base of the flower. Dianthus are like tiny carnations with a light clove-like or nutmeg scent. Use petals to add color and sweet taste to dishes and salads.

carnation

of Egypt and Spain. [Flower Symbolism: WB, 7: 264]

carnation

1. a Eurasian caryophyllaceous plant, Dianthus caryophyllus, cultivated in many varieties for its white, pink, or red flowers, which have a fragrant scent of cloves.
2. the flower of this plant
3. 
a. a pink or reddish-pink colour
b. (as adjective): a carnation dress
4. a flesh tint in painting
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