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

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The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Faith Whittlesey, conservative voice and Reagan aide, dies at 79," 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Faith Whittlesey, conservative voice and Reagan aide, dies at 79," 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Faith Whittlesey, conservative voice and Reagan aide, dies at 79," 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Faith Whittlesey, conservative voice and Reagan aide, dies at 79," 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Faith Whittlesey, conservative voice and Reagan aide, dies at 79," 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Faith Whittlesey, conservative voice and Reagan aide, dies at 79," 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Faith Whittlesey, conservative voice and Reagan aide, dies at 79," 26 May 2018 The American Rose Society named a tea rose variety after her. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, "Faith Whittlesey, conservative voice and Reagan aide, dies at 79," 26 May 2018

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1838, in the meaning defined above

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