cabbage rose

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cabbage rose

n.
A shrubby hybrid rose (Rosa centifolia) native to Eurasia, having fragrant pink double-petaled flowers and a prickly stem and widely cultivated as a source of attar. Also called moss rose.

[From the resemblance of its flower to a head of cabbage .]
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cabbage rose

n
(Plants) a rose, Rosa centifolia, with a round compact full-petalled head
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cab′bage rose`


n.
a rose, Rosa centifolia, having large and fragrant pink flowers, cultivated in many varieties.
[1755–65]
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