tea rose

noun
|Updated on: 8 Aug 2018

Definition of tea rose

: a garden bush rose (Rosa odorata) of Chinese origin that includes several cultivars and is valued especially for its abundant large usually tea-scented blossoms — compare hybrid tea rose

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1838

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