Definition of carnation
- carnation Noun A type of Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its flowers.
- carnation Noun The type of flower they bear, originally flesh-coloured, but since hybridizing found in a variety of colours.
- carnation Noun A rosy pink colour
- carnation Noun The pinkish colors used in art to render human face and flesh
- carnation Noun Sometimes, a scarlet colour.
- carnation Adjective Of a rosy pink or red colour, like human flesh.