musk rose

noun

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The formula also nourishes strands and prevents fading thanks to ingredients like musk rose oil. Dori Price, Good Housekeeping, 15 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1559, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of musk rose was in 1559

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“Musk rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/musk%20rose. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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