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ro·sette

 (rō-zĕt′)
n.
1. An ornament or badge made of ribbon or silk that is pleated or gathered to resemble a rose and is given as an award, used to decorate clothing, or worn in the buttonhole of civilian dress to indicate the possession of certain medals or honors.
2. A roselike marking or formation, such as one of the clusters of spots on a leopard's fur.
3. Architecture A painted, carved, or sculptured ornament having a circular arrangement of parts radiating out from the center and suggesting the petals of a rose.
4. Botany A circular cluster of leaves that radiate from a center at or close to the ground, as in the dandelion.
5. An ornamental circular band surrounding the central hole of an acoustic guitar.
6. An airy, deep-fried cookie in the shape of a flower, usually sprinkled with confectioners' sugar.
7. Food formed or cut into the shape of a rose: potato rosettes; a rosette of whipped cream.

[French, from Old French, diminutive of rose, rose; see rose1.]

rosette

(rəʊˈzɛt)
n
1. a decoration or pattern resembling a rose, esp an arrangement of ribbons or strips formed into a rose-shaped design and worn as a badge or presented as a prize
2. (Architecture) another name for rose window
3. (Biology) a rose-shaped patch of colour, such as one of the clusters of spots marking a leopard's fur
4. (Botany) botany a circular cluster of leaves growing from the base of a stem
5. (Plant Pathology) any of various plant diseases characterized by abnormal leaf growth
[C18: from Old French: a little rose1]

ro•sette

(roʊˈzɛt)

n.
1. any arrangement, part, or object resembling a rose.
2. a rose-shaped arrangement of ribbon or other material, used as an ornament or badge.
3. an architectural ornament resembling a rose or having a generally circular combination of parts.
4. a circular cluster of leaves or other plant organs.
5. one of the compound spots on a leopard.
[1780–90; < French: little rose, Old French. See rose1, -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rosette - an ornament or pattern resembling a rose that is worn as a badge of office or as recognition of having won an honorrosette - an ornament or pattern resembling a rose that is worn as a badge of office or as recognition of having won an honor
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
2.rosette - rhizoctinia disease of potatoes
rhizoctinia disease - disease caused by rhizoctinia or fungi of Pellicularia and Corticium
3.rosette - a cluster of leaves growing in crowded circles from a common center or crown (usually at or close to the ground)
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
4.rosette - circular window filled with traceryrosette - circular window filled with tracery
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
Translations
عُقْدَة وَرْدَه
růžice
roset
rós
ružica

rosette

[rəʊˈzet] N (Archit) → rosetón m; (= emblem) → escarapela f; (= prize) → premio m

rosette

[rəʊˈzɛt] n
(given as prize)rosette f, cocarde f
(worn by supporter of team, political party)cocarde f
(= ARCHITECTURE) → rosace f
(BOTANY)rosette f

rosette

nRosette f

rosette

[rəʊˈzɛt] n (emblem, as prize) → coccarda (Archit) → rosone m

rose1

(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.

ro·sette

F. rosette, células en formación semejante a una rosa.
References in classic literature ?
I see, faintly, down the dim vista of the Past, an agreeable figure, like myself, with a cocked hat under its arm, black tights on its lightly tripping legs, a rosette in its buttonhole, and an engaging smile on its face, walking from end to end of the room, in the character of Master of the Ceremonies.
The pug was sniffing at the fashionable world, as it passed him, with his little black muzzle, and was kept from extending his investigation by a large blue ribbon attached to his collar with an enormous rosette and held in the hand of a person seated next to Newman.
He was dressed in a blue frock-coat, buttoned up to the chin, and wore at his button-hole the rosette of an officer of the Legion of Honor.
We pass on; and some day we come, at the end of a very dull life, to reflect that our romance has been a pallid thing of a marriage or two, a satin rosette kept in a safe-deposit drawer, and a lifelong feud with a steam radiator.
The huge gilt plate-glass mirror which had hung behind the bar still occupied one side of the room, but its length was artfully divided by an enormous rosette of red, white, and blue muslin--one of the surviving Fourth of July decorations of Thompson's saloon.
Both wore the red rosette of the officers of the Legion of honor.
If he wore at his buttonhole the rosette of an officer of the Legion of Honor, it was because the unanimous voice of his regiment had singled him out as the man who best deserved to receive it after the battle of Borodino.
Although her dress, her coiffure, and all the preparations for the ball had cost Kitty great trouble and consideration, at this moment she walked into the ballroom in her elaborate tulle dress over a pink slip as easily and simply as though all the rosettes and lace, all the minute details of her attire, had not cost her or her family a moment's attention, as though she had been born in that tulle and lace, with her hair done up high on her head, and a rose and two leaves on the top of it.
There were the rolling meadows, the stately elms, all yellow and brown now; the glowing maples, the garden-beds bright with asters, and the hollyhocks, rising tall against the parlor windows; only in place of the cheerful pinks and reds of the nodding stalks, with their gay rosettes of bloom, was a crape scarf holding the blinds together, and another on the sitting-room side, and another on the brass knocker of the brown-painted door.
She was reading "Isabella and the Pot of Basil," and her mind was full of the Italian hills and the blue daylight, and the hedges set with little rosettes of red and white roses.
In one window there would be live geese, in another marvels in sugar--pink and white canes big enough for ogres, and cakes with cherubs upon them; in a third there would be rows of fat yellow turkeys, decorated with rosettes, and rabbits and squirrels hanging; in a fourth would be a fairyland of toys--lovely dolls with pink dresses, and woolly sheep and drums and soldier hats.
She had spread out her little skirts to the best advantage, and, leaning back in a luxurious chair, sat admiring her own feet in new slippers with rosettes almost as big as dahlias.