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rosette

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noun ro·sette \rō-ˈzet\

Simple Definition of rosette

  • : a badge or ornament that is made of ribbon and folded in the shape of a rose

  • : a design shaped like a rose that is used as a decoration

Full Definition of rosette

  1. 1 :  an ornament usually made of material gathered or pleated so as to resemble a rose and worn as a badge of office, as evidence of having won a decoration (as the Medal of Honor), or as trimming

  2. 2 :  a disk of foliage or a floral design usually in relief used as a decorative motif

  3. 3 :  a structure or color marking on an animal suggestive of a rosette; especially :  one of the groups of spots on a leopard

  4. 4 :  a cluster of leaves in crowded circles or spirals arising basally from a crown (as in the dandelion) or apically from an axis with greatly shortened internodes (as in many tropical palms)

  5. 5 :  a food decoration or garnish in the shape of a rose <icing rosettes> <carrot rosettes>


ROSETTE Defined for Kids

rosette

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noun ro·sette \rō-ˈzet\

Definition of rosette

  1. :  a badge or ornament of ribbon gathered in the shape of a rose




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rosette

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noun ro·sette \rō-ˈzet\

Medical Definition of rosette

  1. :  a rose-shaped cluster of cells




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