rockrose

noun rock·rose \ ˈräk-ˌrōz \
Updated on: 6 Mar 2018

Definition of rockrose

: any of a genus (Cistus of the family Cistaceae, the rockrose family) of shrubs or woody herbs of the Mediterranean region with simple entire leaves, roselike flowers, and a capsular fruit

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