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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.
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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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