from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A carnation having pale petals bordered by a darker color.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A variety of decorative carnation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A variety of carnation having petals of a light color variously dotted and spotted at the edges.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of a group of florists' varieties of the carnation, having petals with a white or yellow ground, marked at the outer margin only with red or other color.
French picoté, marked with points, past participle of picoter, to mark with points, from picot, point, picot; see picot.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French picoté ("marked with points"). (Wiktionary)