tea rose

noun

Definition of tea rose

: a garden 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

Examples of tea rose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The leaves are really small, maybe ¼ the size of a tea rose. oregonlive, 11 Dec. 2021 The Accordion zip wallet with tea rose knot, on sale for $162.50. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 4 Oct. 2021 Ingredients include bergamot, tea rose, amber, Moroccan argan oil, and rosehip oil. Kristi Kellogg, Glamour, 5 Aug. 2021 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2018

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First Known Use of tea rose

1838, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tea rose was in 1838

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20 Dec 2021

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“Tea rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20rose. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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