damask rose


: a hardy rose (Rosa damascena) widely introduced from Asia Minor and having large fragrant pink or white flowers that are the major source of attar of roses

Examples of damask rose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pink Friday 2 perfume combines top notes of nectarine, pineapple and solar blooms with orange flower petals, pink mimosa and damask rose at the heart of the fragrance. Latifah Muhammad, Billboard, 8 Dec. 2023 Also, it's formulated with marine collagen, vitamin E, hyaluronic acid, and soothing damask rose to help firm, smooth, lift, and hydrate the skin. elle.com, 22 Apr. 2023 Its oils are made with a cold-press process with high quality ingredients grown in Turkey, such as damask rose and lavender. Carrie Coolidge, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 Sweet fern protects the skin and promotes detoxing, damask rose reduces fine lines, wrinkles, and inflammation, and douglas fir adds hydrating nutrients to the skin. The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 May 2022 In addition to priming the skin for a more radiant appearance, the formula also taps into our sense of smell with its array of essential oils, which include lavender, rose absolute, neroli, damask rose, and eucalyptus. Sara Miranda, Allure, 11 Feb. 2022 The floral heart spotlights damask rose, patchouli and benzoin. Celia Shatzman, Forbes, 25 May 2021 Inspired by the Mamonde Garden in Seoul, South Korea, these products are all infused with floral essences, including damask rose for its soothing properties, hibiscus for moisture, and narcissus for replenishing the skin. Lauren Swanson, Allure, 2 Mar. 2018 See More

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Word History


obsolete Damask of Damascus, from obsolete Damask Damascus

First Known Use

1540, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of damask rose was in 1540

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“Damask rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/damask%20rose. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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