dog rose

noun

Definition of dog rose 

: a chiefly European wild rose (Rosa canina)

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The gorge unfurled through tunnels of forest and dog rose, opening onto russet glades of wildflowers throbbing with bees. Henry Wismayer, WSJ, "Undiscovered Europe: A Vacation Like No Other," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of dog rose

1597, in the meaning defined above

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