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moss rose

noun

Definition of MOSS ROSE

1
:  an old-fashioned garden rose (Rosa centifolia mucosa) that has a glandular mossy calyx and flower stalk
2
:  a South American portulaca (Portulaca grandiflora) grown for its showy flowers
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First Known Use of MOSS ROSE

1776

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