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Dianthus (n.)

large genus of flowering plants including carnations, 1849, from Modern Latin (Linnaeus), literally "flower of Zeus," from Greek Dios, genitive of Zeus "Zeus" (see Zeus) + anthos "flower" (see anther).

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Definitions of Dianthus

Dianthus (n.)
carnations and pinks;
Synonyms: genus Dianthus
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