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Noun: gillyflower  'ji-lee,flaw(-u)r
  1. Any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly coloured flowers
    - stock
  2. Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colours
    - carnation, clove pink, Dianthus caryophyllus

Derived forms: gillyflowers

Type of: flower, garden pink, pink

Part of: genus Matthiola, Matthiola

Encyclopedia: Gillyflower