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 for carnation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Carnation \Car*na"tion\, n. [F. carnation the flesh tints in a
     painting, It carnagione, fr. L. carnatio fleshiness, fr.
     caro, carnis, flesh. See Carnal.]
     1. The natural color of flesh; rosy pink.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Her complexion of the delicate carnation. --Ld.
                                                    Lytton.
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     2. pl. (Paint.) Those parts of a picture in which the human
        body or any part of it is represented in full color; the
        flesh tints.
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              The flesh tints in painting are termed carnations.
                                                    --Fairholt.
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     Dianthus+({Dianthus+Caryophyllus">3. (Bot.) A species of Dianthus ({Dianthus Caryophyllus)
        or pink, having very beautiful flowers of various colors,
        esp. white and usually a rich, spicy scent.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  colorful \colorful\ adj.
     1. having striking color. Opposite of colorless.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent,
           shot; deep, rich; flaming; fluorescent, glowing;
           prismatic; psychedelic; red, ruddy, flushed,
           empurpled]
  
     Syn: colourful.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. striking in variety and interest. Opposite of colorless
        or dull. [Narrower terms: brave, fine, gay, glorious;
        flamboyant, resplendent, unrestrained; flashy, gaudy,
        jazzy, showy, snazzy, sporty; picturesque]
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. having color or a certain color; not black, white or grey;
        as, colored crepe paper. Opposite of colorless and
        monochrome.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: tinted; touched, tinged; amber,
           brownish-yellow, yellow-brown; amethyst; auburn,
           reddish-brown; aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden;
           azure, cerulean, sky-blue, bright blue; bicolor,
           bicolour, bicolored, bicoloured, bichrome; blue,
           bluish, light-blue, dark-blue; blushful,
           blush-colored, rosy; bottle-green; bronze, bronzy;
           brown, brownish, dark-brown; buff; canary,
           canary-yellow; caramel, caramel brown; carnation;
           chartreuse; chestnut; dun; earth-colored,
           earthlike; fuscous; green, greenish, light-green,
           dark-green; jade, jade-green; khaki; lavender,
           lilac; mauve; moss green, mosstone; motley,
           multicolor, culticolour, multicolored, multicoloured,
           painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied,
           varicolored, varicoloured; mousy, mouse-colored;
           ocher, ochre; olive-brown; olive-drab; olive;
           orange, orangish; peacock-blue; pink, pinkish;
           purple, violet, purplish; red, blood-red, carmine,
           cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red,
           scarlet; red, reddish; rose, roseate; rose-red;
           rust, rusty, rust-colored; snuff, snuff-brown,
           snuff-color, snuff-colour, snuff-colored,
           snuff-coloured, mummy-brown, chukker-brown; sorrel,
           brownish-orange; stone, stone-gray; straw-color,
           straw-colored, straw-coloured; tan; tangerine;
           tawny; ultramarine; umber; vermilion,
           vermillion, cinibar, Chinese-red; yellow, yellowish;
           yellow-green; avocado; bay; beige; blae
           bluish-black or gray-blue); coral; creamy; cress
           green, cresson, watercress; hazel; honey,
           honey-colored; hued(postnominal); magenta;
           maroon; pea-green; russet; sage, sage-green;
           sea-green] [Also See: chromatic, colored, dark,
           light.]
  
     Syn: colored, coloured, in color(predicate).
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  carnation
      adj 1: pink or pinkish
      n 1: Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented
           usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties
           and many colors [syn: carnation, clove pink,
           gillyflower, Dianthus caryophyllus]
      2: a pink or reddish-pink color

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Carnation, WA -- U.S. city in Washington
     Population (2000):    1893
     Housing Units (2000): 650
     Land area (2000):     1.095255 sq. miles (2.836698 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.095255 sq. miles (2.836698 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            10215
     Located within:       Washington (WA), FIPS 53
     Location:             47.648234 N, 121.908630 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     98014
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Carnation, WA
      Carnation
  

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