rosaline

noun

ro·​sa·​line
ˈrōzəˌlēn
plural -s
: a lace with rose designs made by needlepoint or bobbin method

Word History

Etymology

probably irregular from rose entry 2

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rosaline was in 1900

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“Rosaline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rosaline. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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