rosebay

noun
rose·​bay | \ ˈrōz-ˌbā How to pronounce rosebay (audio) \

Definition of rosebay

Examples of rosebay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fields of rosebay willow herb, statuesque and hazy pink, put a pop of color into the otherwise gray day. Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2021 To find out, let’s visit the mountains of western North Carolina, home to two native species used in breeding, Catawba rhododendron (Rhododendron catawbiense) and rosebay (Rhododendron maximum). Steve Bender, Southern Living, 8 June 2020

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First Known Use of rosebay

1760, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rosebay

rose entry 2 + bay entry 7

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“Rosebay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rosebay. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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