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English → English (gcide) Definition: Clove gillyflower Gillyflower \Gil"ly*flow`er\, n. [OE. gilofre, gilofer, clove, OF. girofre, girofle, F. girofle: cf. F. girofl['e]e gillyflower, fr. girofle, Gr. ? clove tree; ? nut + ? leaf, akin to E. foliage. Cf. Caryophyllus, July-flower.] [Written also gilliflower.] (Bot.) 1. A name given by old writers to the clove pink (Dianthus Caryophyllus ) but now to the common stock (Matthiola incana ), a cruciferous plant with showy and fragrant blossoms, usually purplish, but often pink or white. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of apple, of a roundish conical shape, purplish red color, and having a large core. Clove gillyflower, the clove pink. Marsh gillyflower, the ragged robin (Lychnis Flos-cuculi ). Queen's gillyflower, or Winter gillyflower, damewort. Sea gillyflower, the thrift (Armeria vulgaris). Wall gillyflower, the wallflower (Cheiranthus Cheiri). Water gillyflower, the water violet. [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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