beach rose

noun

Definition of beach rose 

: rugosa rose Find a table in the nearby picnic areas overlooking the lagoon or carry your lunch down past the beach roses and dune grasses to your blanket on the shore, where you can watch the waves crash …— Janice O'Leary, Boston Globe, 22 May 2005 The rugosa thrives in many conditions, including along roadsides that are heavily salted in winter. (The plant is even nicknamed beach rose because it's found growing on East Coast beaches.)Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch, 7 June 2009

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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