noun, plural di·an·thus·es.
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Origin of dianthus
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Example sentences from the Web for dianthus
Dianthus barbatus (Sweet William), red, pink, white; one to two feet; June.A Woman's Hardy Garden|Helena Rutherfurd Ely
Now, let me see—Aquilegia, Dianthus barbatus, Dicentra spectabilis—gracious!The Librarian at Play|Edmund Lester Pearson
With this class belongs the Sweet-William (dianthus barbatus), which should be sown and treated in a like manner.The Garden, You, and I|Mabel Osgood Wright
Nightshade flourished on the threshold, death lilies by the hearth, dianthus and lady fern.
And on the river there floated boats of fresh flowers, the red dianthus and the campanula, golden rod and meadow-sweet.