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 Armstrong-Jones reportedly popped the question with a ring of rubies and diamonds that was in the shape of a rosebud — a nod to his future bride's middle name of Rose. Nicole Briese, Peoplemag, 14 Sep. 2022 On her second day, on March 9, 1980, in Anchorage, the low sun reflecting on the snow outside created a pink glow everywhere, and her lips were like a tiny rosebud. Washington Post, 8 Apr. 2022 The fury of Dürer’s attention, and his discomfort with the fluid forms of nature, give him an eye for the worm in the rosebud, a fascination with the details of decay. Dominic Green, WSJ, 12 Jan. 2022 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 See More

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First Known Use of rosebud

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

20 Sep 2022

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“Rosebud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rosebud. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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