rugosa rose

noun
ru·​go·​sa rose | \ rü-ˈgō-sə- How to pronounce rugosa rose (audio) , -zə- \

Definition of rugosa rose

: any of various hardy thorny garden roses descended from a rose (Rosa rugosa) introduced from China and Japan

called also rugosa

First Known Use of rugosa rose

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rugosa rose

New Latin rugosa, specific epithet of Rosa rugosa rugose rose

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“Rugosa rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rugosa%20rose. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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