rose hip


Definition of rose hip

: the ripened usually red or orange accessory fruit of a rose that consists of a fleshy receptacle enclosing numerous achenes

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Recent Examples on the Web Ingredients like rose hip and black cumin help with blemishes and other spots. Bianca Salonga, Forbes, "Skinmalism: Your Guide To The Biggest Beauty Trend For 2021," 19 Mar. 2021 The line has since developed a cult following for its range of chemical-free cleansers, tonics and serums, including its especially beloved rose hip oil. Caitie Kelly, New York Times, "The T List: Holiday Gift Guide, Part I," 25 Nov. 2020 The rose hip is an edible red waxy fruit that remains on wild roses and can be picked in November and through the winter. Jim Gilbert, Star Tribune, "Taste the variety of a November in Minnesota's outdoors," 12 Nov. 2020 Inside the rose hip are many small edible seeds, which are a good source of many nutrients. Jim Gilbert, Star Tribune, "Taste the variety of a November in Minnesota's outdoors," 12 Nov. 2020 With ceramides and rose hip oil, this nongreasy, fast-absorbing eye cream works to restore the skin’s natural moisture content in a noninvasive way. Nikhita Mahtani, CNN Underscored, "Want to fight dark circles? Look for these ingredients in your next eye cream," 21 Aug. 2020 Tables featured extravagant arrangements of Coral Charm peonies, blue tweedia, and French rose hips. Vogue, "With Valentino, Memorial Sloan Kettering Hosted Its Yearly Fall Party at the Plaza Hotel," 6 Nov. 2019 Ouai recently added a gentle body cleanser that’s made with moisturizing jojoba seed and rose hip oils. Rachel Felder, New York Times, "These Creams Will Make Your Dry Skin Forget About Winter," 19 Feb. 2020 Claim to Fame: Mr. Gyimah is a star volleyball player with the U.C.L.A. Bruins, as well as a rising hip-hop artist who performs under the name Kofi. Mathew Silver, New York Times, "A Volleyball Star Who Raps as Kofi," 8 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of rose hip

1857, in the meaning defined above

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23 Mar 2021

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“Rose hip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of rose hip

: a small fruit that grows on some rosebushes

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