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Related to picotee: carnation
1. A flower, especially a carnation, having petals edged by a contrasting color.
2. A contrasting edge on the petals of a flower.
[French picoté, marked with points, past participle of picoter, to mark with points, from picot, point, picot; see picot.]
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(Plants) a type of carnation having pale petals edged with a darker colour, usually red
(Plants) like a picotee; with darker edges
[C18: from French picoté marked with points, from picot]
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