rosewater

adjective rose·wa·ter \ ˈrōz-ˌwȯ-tər , -ˌwä- \

Definition of rosewater

1 : affectedly nice or delicate
2 : having the odor of rose water

First Known Use of rosewater

1598

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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rose water

noun

Definition of rose water

: a watery solution of the odoriferous constituents of the rose used as a perfume or a flavoring

First Known Use of rose water

14th century

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ROSEWATER Defined for English Language Learners

rose water

Definition of rose water for English Language Learners

  • : liquid made from roses that has a pleasant smell and is used as a perfume or flavoring


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