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Carnation vs. Marigold

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Carnationnoun

A type of Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its flowers.

Marigoldnoun

Any of the Old World plants, of the genus Calendula, with orange, yellow or reddish flowers.

Carnationnoun

originally, Dianthus caryophyllus

Marigoldnoun

Any of the New World plants, of the genus Tagetes, with orange, yellow or reddish flowers.

Carnationnoun

other members of genus Dianthus and hybrids

Marigoldnoun

(rubber glove for cleaning)

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Carnationnoun

The type of flower they bear, originally flesh-coloured, but since hybridizing found in a variety of colours.

Marigoldadjective

Having the color of marigolds, a bright yellowish-orange hue.

Carnationnoun

A rosy pink colour

Marigoldnoun

A name for several plants with golden yellow blossoms, especially the Calendula officinalis (see Calendula), and the cultivated species of Tagetes.

Carnationnoun

(archaic) The pinkish colors used in art to render human face and flesh

Marigoldnoun

any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers

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Carnationnoun

A scarlet colour.

Carnationadjective

Of a rosy pink or red colour.

Carnationadjective

(archaic) Of a human flesh color.

Carnationnoun

The natural color of flesh; rosy pink.

‘Her complexion of the delicate carnation.’;

Carnationnoun

Those parts of a picture in which the human body or any part of it is represented in full color; the flesh tints.

‘The flesh tints in painting are termed carnations.’;

Carnationnoun

A species of Dianthus (Dianthus Caryophyllus) or pink, having very beautiful flowers of various colors, esp. white and usually a rich, spicy scent.

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Carnationnoun

Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors

Carnationnoun

a pink or reddish-pink color

Carnationadjective

having the color of a carnation

Carnationnoun

a double-flowered cultivated variety of clove pink, with grey-green leaves and showy pink, white, or red flowers.

Carnationnoun

a rosy pink colour

‘sage and carnation throw pillows’;

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