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English → English (WordNet) Definition: clove pink clove pink n : Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors [syn: carnation, gillyflower, Dianthus caryophyllus ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Clove pink Pink \Pink\, n. [Perh. akin to pick; as if the edges of the petals were picked out. Cf. Pink, v. t.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to several plants of the caryophyllaceous genus Dianthus, and to their flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant and often double in cultivated varieties. The species are mostly perennial herbs, with opposite linear leaves, and handsome five-petaled flowers with a tubular calyx. [1913 Webster] 2. A color resulting from the combination of a pure vivid red with more or less white; -- so called from the common color of the flower. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection of something. “The very pink of courtesy.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) The European minnow; -- so called from the color of its abdomen in summer. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Bunch pink is Dianthus barbatus. China pink, or Indian pink. See under China. Clove pink is Dianthus Caryophyllus, the stock from which carnations are derived. Garden pink. See Pheasant's eye. Meadow pink is applied to Dianthus deltoides; also, to the ragged robin. Maiden pink, Dianthus deltoides. Moss pink. See under Moss. Pink needle, the pin grass; -- so called from the long, tapering points of the carpels. See Alfilaria. Sea pink. See Thrift. [1913 Webster] Clove \Clove\, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit. herb-nail or spice-nail. Cf. Cloy.] A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of the clove tree (Eugenia aromatica syn. Caryophullus aromatica ), a native of the Molucca Isles. [1913 Webster] Clove camphor. (Chem.) See Eugenin. Clove gillyflower, Clove pink (Bot.), any fragrant self-colored carnation. [1913 Webster]

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