dianthus

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noun di·an·thus \dī-ˈan(t)-thəs\

Definition of dianthus

  1. :  2pink 1

Origin and Etymology of dianthus

New Latin, genus name, from Greek dios heavenly + anthos flower — more at deity, anthology


First Known Use: circa 1766


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