damask rose


damask rose

noun

Definition of DAMASK ROSE

:  a hardy rose (Rosa damascena) widely introduced from Asia Minor and having large fragrant pink or white flowers that are the major source of attar of roses

Origin of DAMASK ROSE

obsolete Damask of Damascus, from obsolete Damask Damascus
First Known Use: 1540

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