clove pink

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Etymology[edit]

clove (the spice) + pink (the flower)

Noun[edit]

clove pink (plural clove pinks)

  1. (botany) A plant with clove-scented flowers, Dianthus caryophyllus, formerly used as a flavoring and for fragrance. The ancestor of the carnation.
  2. The flower of this plant

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