damask rose


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damask rose

n.
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.]

damask rose

n
(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]

dam′ask rose′


n.
a fragrant pink rose, Rosa damascena.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.damask rose - large hardy very fragrant pink rosedamask rose - large hardy very fragrant pink rose; cultivated in Asia Minor as source of attar of roses; parent of many hybrids
rose, rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
Translations

damask rose

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References in classic literature ?
But though the love to these several objects may possibly be one and the same in all cases, its operations however must be allowed to be different; for, how much soever we may be in love with an excellent surloin of beef, or bottle of Burgundy; with a damask rose, or Cremona fiddle; yet do we never smile, nor ogle, nor dress, nor flatter, nor endeavour by any other arts or tricks to gain the affection of the said beef, &c.
You find the damask rose a goodish stock for most of the tender sorts, don't you, Mr.
A flower was in her right hand, and her left clasped an enamelled collar of white and damask roses.
There were damask Roses, and yellow Roses, lilac Crocuses, and gold, purple Violets and white.
One version of the drink listed in a 17th and 18th century manuscript recipe book required two quarts of aqua vitae, infused with damask rose water, white sugar, raisins and ambergris - a substance produced in the digestive systems of whales.
The Damask Rose, for instance, produces rose oil, which is used to calm and soothe.
Damascus Countryside, SANA -Under the title "Our Rose is Our Ambassador to the World", the Damask Rose Harvesting Day festival kicked off on Thursday with wide
commonly known as the Damask rose is one of the most important oil producing species (Younis et al.
The link between Agros and products made from roses derives from the fact that the damask rose has been grown in the area for over a hundred years," the EC announcement said.