Definition of rose
- past tense of rise
He sent a dozen red roses to his girlfriend on Valentine's Day.
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
before 12th century
First Known Use: 1865See Words from the same year
: a flower with a sweet smell that is usually white, yellow, red, or pink and that grows on a bush which has thorns on the stems
: a slightly purplish-pink color
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