cabbage rose

noun

: a fragrant garden rose (Rosa centifolia) with upright branches and large pink flowers

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The floral musk features top notes of bergamot, almond blossom and orange blossom; a middle with gardenia, cabbage rose, fig flower and jasmine; and a sandalwood, vanilla and musk base. Celia Shatzman, Forbes, 13 May 2022 The range of garments encompasses everything from a goth black prom dress to a cabbage rose slip. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cabbage rose was in 1795

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Cite this Entry

“Cabbage rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabbage%20rose. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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