Definition of rosette
- icing rosettes
- carrot rosettes
a rosette of chocolate frosting
Rosettes are carved in the base of the statue.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'rosette.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use: 1790See Words from the same year
: a badge or ornament that is made of ribbon and folded in the shape of a rose
: a design shaped like a rose that is used as a decoration
What made you want to look up rosette? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Merriam-Webster's New Words Quiz—Fall 2017 Edition!
Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.TAKE THE QUIZ
Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.TAKE THE QUIZ