Definition of jack rose
1 : a vivid red that is bluer and deeper than apple red or scarlet and bluer and stronger than carmine
2 usually capitalized J&R : a cocktail consisting of lemon juice, apple brandy, and grenadine shaken in ice and strained before serving
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Origin and Etymology of jack rose
from jack rose, a variety of red rose, alteration of jacqueminot rose — more at jacqueminot
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