Definition of Carnation. Meaning of Carnation. Synonyms of Carnation

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Definition of Carnation

Carnation
Carnation Car*na"tion, n. [F. carnation the flesh tints in a painting, It carnagione, fr. L. carnatio fleshiness, fr. caro, carnis, flesh. See Carnal.] 1. The natural color of flesh; rosy pink. Her complexion of the delicate carnation. --Ld. Lytton. 2. pl. (Paint.) Those parts of a picture in which the human body or any part of it is represented in full color; the flesh tints. The flesh tints in painting are termed carnations. --Fairholt. 3. (Bot.) A species of Dianthus (D. Caryophyllus) or pink, having very beautiful flowers of various colors, esp. white and usually a rich, spicy scent.

Meaning of Carnation from wikipedia

- Dianthus caryophyllus, commonly known as the carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but...
- The Green Carnation, first published anonymously in 1894, was a scandalous novel by Robert Hichens whose lead characters are closely based on Oscar Wilde...
- The For Carnation are a slowcore/post-rock band from Louisville, Kentucky who formed in 1994. The band was formed by Brian McMahan, who is the only constant...
- Carnation is a brand of food products. The brand was especially known for its evaporated milk product created in 1899, then called Carnation Sterilized...
- Carnation refers to Dianthus caryophyllus a flowering plant Carnation may also refer to: Carnation, Oregon Carnation, Washington, a U.S. city Carnation...
- The Madonna of the Carnation, also known as the Madonna with Vase, Madonna with Child or Virgin with Flower, is a Renaissance oil painting by Leonardo...
- The Carnation Revolution (Portuguese: Revolução dos Cravos), also known as the 25 April (Portuguese: 25 de Abril), was a military coup on 25 April 1974...
- Carnation is a city in King County, Washington, United States. The po****tion was 1,786 at the 2010 census. It was historically known as Tolt and lies...
- Green Carnation is a Norwegian progressive metal band from Kristiansand, Norway, formed in 1990. Green Carnation's trend of music has continuously become...
- The Carnation murders was a m**** murder that occurred on December 24, 2007, near Carnation, Washington, a small rural town 25 miles (40 km) east of Seattle...