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carnationnoun [C]

uk   /kɑːˈneɪ.ʃən/ us   /kɑːrˈneɪ.ʃən/
(a plant with) a small flower with a sweet smell, usually white, pink, or red in colour
(Definition of carnation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carnationnoun [C]

us   /kɑrˈneɪ·ʃən/
a small flower that has a sweet smell and is usually white, pink, or red
(Definition of carnation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carnation”
in Korean 카네이션…
in Arabic قُرنفِل…
in Malaysian bunga teluki…
in Russian гвоздика…
in Chinese (Traditional) 香石竹,康乃馨…
in Italian garofano…
in Turkish karanfil…
in Polish goździk…
in Spanish clavel, Clavel…
in Vietnamese hoa cẩm chướng…
in Portuguese cravo…
in Thai ดอกคาร์เนชัน…
in Catalan clavell…
in Japanese カーネーション…
in Chinese (Simplified) 香石竹,康乃馨…
in Indonesian bunga anyelir…
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