Scotch rose


Definition of Scotch rose

: a thorny Eurasian rose (Rosa spinosissima) with small leaflets, pink, white, or yellow flowers, and globose black fruit

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First Known Use of Scotch rose

1731, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Scotch rose was in 1731

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“Scotch rose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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