Caryophyllus

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See also: caryophyllus

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Etymology[edit]

See Latin caryophyllus

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Caryophyllus m

  1. (archaic) A taxonomic genus within the family Myrtaceae – including the clove, now included in Syzygium.
  2. (archaic) A taxonomic genus within the family Caryophyllaceae – Dianthus, the clove pink, which has a clove-like smell.

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References[edit]

  • Caryophyllus in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911