Cherokee rose

noun

: a Chinese climbing rose (Rosa laevigata) with a fragrant white blossom

Word History

First Known Use

1804, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cherokee rose was in 1804

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“Cherokee rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cherokee%20rose. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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