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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pink or reddish-pink color; Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers adj. - Pink or pinkish.

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  • Requiring even less heat than the carnation is the old-time and all-time favorite, the violet.
  • Normally, the carnation is a hardy perennial, but the garden kinds, or marguerites, are usually treated as annuals.
  • All red flowers, such as carnation and hibiscus are Arian.
  • The word "carnation" is an abstraction for a genus of botanical objects in the real world. for more
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