Pronunciation: (jil'ē-flou"ur), [key]
1. Archaic.any of several fragrant flowers of the genus Dianthus, as the carnation or clove pink.
2. any of various other usually fragrant flowers, esp. a stock, Matthiola incana, of the mustard family. Also,gil'li•flow"er.
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