Noisette rose

noun Noi·sette rose \nwəˈzet\
variants: less commonly


Definition of Noisette rose



  1. :  any of various hardy garden roses supposedly descended from a hybrid between the China rose (Rosa chinensis) and the moss rose (R. centifolia muscosa)

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Origin and Etymology of noisette rose

after Philippe Noisette, brother of Louis Claude Noisette †1849 French horticulturist

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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