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(kär·nāshən) noun
1. The perennial, herbaceous, fragrant flower of any of the many cultivated varieties of the pink family (genus Dianthus), especially the clove pink or scarlet carnation (D. caryophyllus): State flower of Ohio.
2. A light pink, bright rose, or scarlet color.
3. Obs. In painting, the flesh tints in the human face and figure. [<F, flesh pink <L carnatio, -onis fleshiness <caro, carnis flesh]

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carnation revolution
green carnation
red carnation
white carnation
pink carnation
april carnation
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jumbo carnation
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portuguese carnation
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carnation pink
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black carnation

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