dog rose

noun

Definition of dog rose

: a chiefly European wild rose (Rosa canina)

Examples of dog rose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thorny scrub — hawthorn, blackthorn, dog rose and bramble — punched through fields that, only a few years earlier, were maize and barley as far as the eye could see. Isabella Tree, Time, 3 Oct. 2019 The gorge unfurled through tunnels of forest and dog rose, opening onto russet glades of wildflowers throbbing with bees. Henry Wismayer, WSJ, 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of dog rose

1597, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dog rose was in 1597

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“Dog rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog%20rose. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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