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dianthus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dianthus  \Di*an"thus\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?,  gen.  ?,  Zeus  +  ? 
  flower.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants  containing  some  of  the  most  popular  of 
  cultivated  flowers,  including  the  pink,  carnation,  and  Sweet 
  William. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Dianthus 
  n  :  carnations  and  pinks  [syn:  {Dianthus},  {genus  Dianthus}] 




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