carnation red

noun

Definition of carnation red

: a moderate red that is bluer and paler than cerise, claret (see claret sense 3a), average strawberry (see strawberry sense 2a), Turkey red, or harvard crimson (see harvard crimson sense 1)

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“Carnation red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carnation%20red. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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