rosaceous


ro·sa·ceous

adjective \rō-ˈzā-shəs\

Definition of ROSACEOUS

:  of or relating to roses or the rose family <a faint rosaceous aroma> <rosaceous genera>

Origin of ROSACEOUS

ultimately from Latin rosa
First Known Use: 1731

Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil

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