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rose hip

or rose·hip  (rōz′hĭp′)
The aggregate fruit of a rose plant, consisting of several dry fruitlets enclosed by an enlarged, fleshy, usually red floral cup that is used to make jelly or tea.

rose′ hip`

hip 2.
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Noun1.rose hip - the fruit of a rose plantrose hip - the fruit of a rose plant    
rose, rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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(rəuz) noun
1. a kind of brightly-coloured, usually sweet-scented flower, usually with sharp thorns.
2. (also adjective) (of) a pink colour. Her dress was pale rose.
rosette (rəˈzet) , ((American) rou-) noun
a badge or decoration in the shape of a rose, made of coloured ribbon etc.
ˈrosy adjective
1. rose-coloured; pink. rosy cheeks.
2. bright; hopeful. His future looks rosy.
ˈrosily adverb
ˈrosiness noun
ˈrosefish noun
North Atlantic rose-coloured fish used for food.
ˈrose hip noun
the red fruit of a rose, which is rich in vitamin C.
ˈrosewood noun, adjective
(of) a dark wood used for making furniture. a rose wood cabinet.
look at / see through rose-coloured spectacles/glasses
to take an over-optimistic view of.
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Last year, a Danish study found rose hip extract to be three times more effective than paracetamol for osteoarthritis.
The treatment contained bioflavonoids (75 mg), rutin (150 mg), hisperidin (150 mg), rose hip extract (75 mg), acerola (150 mg), and vitamin C (3 g).
Immune System: new delicious gummy bears containing highly concentrated Sambucus nigra, as well as rose hip extracts, which help to boost overall immune system health (www.