damask rose


Definition of 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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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

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First Known Use of damask rose

1540, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for damask rose

obsolete Damask of Damascus, from obsolete Damask Damascus

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31 May 2022

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“Damask rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/damask%20rose. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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