Definition of Carnations. Meaning of Carnations. Synonyms of Carnations

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Definition of Carnations

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 Carnations from wikipedia

- known as the Carnation Revolution. Light red carnations represent admiration, while dark red denote deep love and affection. White carnations represent pure...
- flower market, then richly stocked with carnations (which were in season). Some of the insurgents put carnations in their gun barrels, an image broadcast...
- flower of a carnation plant Carnation (heraldry), the colour of flesh (pale pink) Carnation (painting), the colour of flesh The Carnations, a Canadian...
- 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...
- is also known as "The Run for the Carnations" because the winning horse is draped with a blanket of white carnations after the race, in similar fashion...
- Return to Melody 2001: The Carnations 2003: In Good Time 1998: The Carnations / The Persuasion Split single 2000: The Carnations / Nero Split single Scream...
- 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 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 is the eponymously titled album by The For Carnation, released on April 4, 2000 through Domino and Touch and Go Records. All tracks are...
- white and red carnation flowers in a gold and dark brown vase. Provenance: "Vincent van Gogh: The Paintings (Vase with White and Red Carnations)". Vggallery...
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