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|Noun||1.||rock rose - any of numerous varieties of helianthemums having small rose-like yellow or white or reddish flowers|
|2.||rock rose - small shrubs of scrub and dry woodland regions of southern Europe and North Africa; grown for their showy flowers and soft often downy and aromatic evergreen foliage|
Cistus albidus, white-leaved rockrose - compact white pubescent shrub of southwestern Europe having pink flowers
Cistus ladanifer, Cistus ladanum, common gum cistus - shrub having white flowers and viscid stems and leaves yielding a fragrant oleoresin used in perfumes especially as a fixative