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mul·ti·flo·ra rose

 (mŭl′tə-flôr′ə)
n.
A climbing or sprawling shrub (Rosa multiflora) native to East Asia, having clusters of small fragrant flowers. It was used as a rootstock for many horticultural varieties and is weedy in North America.

[Partial translation of New Latin Rosa multiflōra, species name : Latin rosa, rose + Late Latin multiflōra, feminine of multiflōrus, multiflorous (Latin multi-, multi- + Latin flōs, flōr-, flower; see Flora).]

multiflora rose

(ˌmʌltɪˈflɔːrə)
n
(Plants) an Asian climbing shrubby rose, Rosa multiflora, having clusters of small fragrant flowers: the source of many cultivated roses

mul′tiflo′ra rose′


n.
a climbing or trailing rose, Rosa multiflora, having fragrant, dense clusters of flowers.
[1820–30; multiflora < New Latin, feminine of Medieval Latin multiflōrus bearing many flowers; see multi-, -florous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.multiflora rose - vigorously growing rose having clusters of numerous small flowersmultiflora rose - vigorously growing rose having clusters of numerous small flowers; used for hedges and as grafting stock
rose, rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses