rosebud

noun
rose·​bud | \ ˈrōz-ˌbəd How to pronounce rosebud (audio) \

Definition of rosebud

: the bud of a rose

Examples of rosebud in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This one, carved into the shape of a rosebud, is extra tempting. Kai Burkhardt, CNN Underscored, 3 Dec. 2020 The popular Sleepytime tea from Celestial Seasonings is caffeine-free and has flavors of chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, and rosebuds. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2020 The popular Sleepytime tea from Celestial Seasonings is caffeine-free and has flavors of chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, and rosebuds. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2020 The popular Sleepytime tea from Celestial Seasonings is caffeine-free and has flavors of chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, and rosebuds. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2020 The popular Sleepytime tea from Celestial Seasonings is caffeine-free and has flavors of chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, and rosebuds. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2020 The popular Sleepytime tea from Celestial Seasonings is caffeine-free and has flavors of chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, and rosebuds. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2020 The popular Sleepytime tea from Celestial Seasonings is caffeine-free and has flavors of chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, and rosebuds. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2020 The popular Sleepytime tea from Celestial Seasonings is caffeine-free and has flavors of chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, and rosebuds. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, 3 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of rosebud

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Rosebud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rosebud. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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rosebud

noun

English Language Learners Definition of rosebud

: the flower of a rose that has not opened : the bud of a rose

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