1. [ noun ] (botany) any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
Synonyms: stock
Related terms: flower brompton_stock Matthiola
2. [ noun ] (botany) Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors
Synonyms: clove_pink Dianthus_caryophyllus carnation
Related terms: pink
Similar spelling:   Gilfillan