China rose

noun

Definition of China rose

: any of numerous garden roses derived from a shrubby Chinese rose (Rosa chinensis)

First Known Use of China rose

circa 1731, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of China rose was circa 1731

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“China rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/China%20rose. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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