Definition of Malmaison in English:

Malmaison

noun

Horticulture
  • Designating a variety of carnation with stiff massive growth and large double flowers.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Carnation Manual. Probably from the name of Malmaison, a château near Paris, formerly residence of the empress Joséphine Bonaparte, during whose time the garden was famous for the wide variety of roses and other flowers cultivated there.

Pronunciation

Malmaison

/ˌmalˈmeɪzɒn/