garofano

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caryophyllum, caryophyllon, borrowed from Ancient Greek καρυόφυλλον (karuóphullon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈrɔ.fa.no/
  • Rhymes: -ɔfano
  • Hyphenation: ga‧rò‧fa‧no

Noun[edit]

garofano m (plural garofani)

  1. pink (Dianthus)
  2. carnation, clove pink (Dianthus caryophyllus)

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Further reading[edit]

  • garofano in Collins Italian-English Dictionary