rose of heaven

Definition of rose of heaven

: an annual herb (Lychnis coeli-rosa) of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its rose-purple flowers

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First Known Use of rose of heaven

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Rose of heaven.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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