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A rose (Rosa damascena) native to Asia that has fragrant red or pink flowers and is used as a source of attar.
[From Middle English Damask, Damascus; see damask.]
(Plants) a rose, Rosa damascena, native to Asia and cultivated for its pink or red fragrant flowers, which are used to make the perfume attar
[C16: from Medieval Latin rosa damascēna rose of Damascus]
a fragrant pink rose, Rosa damascena.
n → Damaszenerrose f