noun eg·lan·tine \ˈe-glən-ˌtīn, -ˌtēn\

Definition of eglantine

Origin and Etymology of eglantine

Middle English eglentyn, from Anglo-French eglent, from Vulgar Latin *aculentum, from Latin acus needle; akin to Latin acer sharp — more at edge

First Known Use: 14th century

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