rose·​bush | \ˈrōz-ˌbu̇sh \

Definition of rosebush 

: a shrub that produces roses

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In the commotion, Rachel stepped behind a large rosebush and took her ectophone from her purse. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "The geopolitics of the afterlife get messy in the new sci-fi spy novel Summerland," 17 June 2018 But murder a rosebush, and there’s no hiding your crime. New York Times, "How Hard Can It Be to Grow a Garden?," 25 May 2018 Woolf Leyton Roses harvests 5 million to 6 million rosebushes a year, which are sold to garden stores around the country. Sonja Haller, azcentral, "Ultimate Arizona bucket list: 15 things to do in Surprise," 16 Feb. 2015 Recover among the 8,000 rosebushes of the Princess Grace Rose Garden. Alexander Lobrano, Town & Country, "How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Monte Carlo," 5 June 2017 There are too many memories here — his dad planted the mango tree and rosebushes in front. Brittny Mejia, Joe Mozingo,, "As gentrification closes in, immigrants in Lincoln Heights find their American dream slipping away," 3 Apr. 2018 Seniors often love spending time in their yards, so a rosebush, new plants, or a birdfeeder can bring joy. Marni Jameson,, "7 gifts for homes with too much stuff," 28 Mar. 2018 Something for the yard: Seniors often love spending time in their yards, so a rosebush, new plants or a birdfeeder can bring joy. Contributing Writer,, "7 gifts for those whose homes have too much stuff," 26 Mar. 2018 The result, as fall approaches, is that our rosebushes are taller and the stems are skinnier and leggier. Rita Perwich,, "Roses: Proper pruning can bring a burst of fall blooms," 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of rosebush

1563, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rosebush was in 1563

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English Language Learners Definition of rosebush

: a bush that produces roses

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