noun, often cap \ˈga-li-kə\

Definition of GALLICA

:  a compact fragrant European rose (Rosa gallica) having usually pink, red, or crimson flowers that yield an oil used especially in perfumery

Origin of GALLICA

New Latin, feminine of Gallicus Gallic, French, from Latin
First Known Use: 1848


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