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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
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damask rose

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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
Since the early morning, local farmers headed to the village's fields and started to pick the Damask roses which are renowned for their genuine fragrance and highest
The mountains are covered by Damask Roses which give you an unforgettable view.
In both areas rose growing gained momentum after 1940 but Agros produced more roses than Milikouri and it still does today, which leads to the firm conclusion that specific climatic conditions combined with human factors are the reason why damask roses continue to thrive there".
Or, you can embark on a journey inspired by the sophisticated scent of Damask Roses with Fleur de Rose.
While I was busy rummaging through different scented potions and lotions, I was offered a tall glass of freshly made thick lassi from the sweet shop next door, which, keeping up with the reputation of Kannuaj, was infused with rose water claimed to be made of Damask roses that grow not very far from Kannauj in the region of Aligarh.
Sarkis, who's in charge of the farming side of their operation, tends to bushes of Jouri, or Damask roses, which can also be used for rose jams.
Think of the Bourbon, Musk, Cabbage and Damask roses that speak to the gardens of kings and commoners.