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carnationnoun [C]

uk   /kɑːˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /kɑːr-/
(a ​plant with) a ​smallflower with a ​sweetsmell, 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 ​smallflower that has a ​sweetsmell 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…
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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