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moss rose

noun

Definition of moss rose

  1. 1 :  an old-fashioned garden rose (Rosa centifolia mucosa) that has a glandular mossy calyx and flower stalk

  2. 2 :  a South American portulaca (Portulaca grandiflora) grown for its showy flowers



1776

First Known Use of moss rose

1776


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