Definition of carnation

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