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 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 And Ali Tomineek brings the month to a festive close with a show celebrating the fast-rising hip-hop star's 23rd birthday. Ed Masley, azcentral, "Here's your guide to the best local concerts in Phoenix this February," 1 Feb. 2020 The tea is made from a combination of organic green tea, organic spearmint, organic lemon verbena and lemongrass, as well as an infusion of ingredients like apple and peach pieces, candied pineapple, chamomile, and rose hips. Cynthia Sass, Mph,, "What's in Starbucks' Medicine Ball Drink, and Can It Really Fight a Cold?," 6 Dec. 2019 Ground Breaker’s lightest beer, Olallie, is brewed with blackberries, rose hips, lentils and Crystal hops and was the first Ground Breaker beer to be canned, along with its popular IPA #5. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, "A pioneer in gluten-free beers, Ground Breaker draws customers -- and awards: Portland Breweries Series," 4 Dec. 2019 Gin, which is made from juniper berries and other botanicals, might fit the bill on its own, but the Jitterbug Perfume adds hibiscus, rose hips, and camomile for good measure. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, "Botanical Tipples and Dreamy Pastas at Il Fiorista," 22 Nov. 2019 Jennifer Lopez will return for her third outing as host for the long-running sketch show's Dec. 7 episode, with rising hip-hop star DaBaby making his debut as musical guest. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, "Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Niall Horan & DaBaby Announced for Final 'SNL' Episodes of 2019," 20 Nov. 2019 This year has been a strong one for rising hip-hop artists in Houston. Andrew Dansby, Houston Chronicle, "Maxo Kream brings "Brandon Banks" home," 17 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of rose hip

1857, in the meaning defined above

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23 Apr 2020

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“Rose hip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of rose hip

: a small fruit that grows on some rosebushes

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