musk rose

noun

Definition of musk rose

: a rose (Rosa moschata) of the Mediterranean region with white flowers having a musky odor

First Known Use of musk rose

1559, in the meaning defined above

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“Musk rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/musk%20rose. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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