What Is the Definition of Gillyflower?


The word Gillyflower is a noun that is used in the field of Botany to refer to a number of flowers with a fragrant scent, such as the wallflower and the white stock. This scent is what attracts bees to the flowers.
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Archaic. any of several fragrant flowers of the genus Dianthus, as the carnation or clove pink.
any of various other usually fragrant flowers, especially a stock, Matthiola incana, of the mustard family.
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