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dog rose

n.
A prickly wild rose (Rosa canina) native to Europe and naturalized in North America, having fragrant pink or white flowers.

[Translation of Medieval Latin rosa canīna : Latin rosa, rose + Latin canīna, feminine of canīnus, of a dog.]
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dog rose

n
(Plants) a prickly wild rose, Rosa canina, that is native to Europe and has pink or white delicate scentless flowers
[translation of the Latin name, from Greek; from the belief that its root was effective against the bite of a mad dog]
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dog′ rose`


n.
an Old World wild rose, Rosa canina, having pink or white flowers.
[1590–1600]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dog rose - prickly wild rose with delicate pink or white scentless flowersdog rose - prickly wild rose with delicate pink or white scentless flowers; native to Europe
rose, rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
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Then the howl of a far-off dog rose on the night air, and was answered by a fainter howl from a remoter distance.
The dog rose on his hind legs, and stood upright for a full minute.
A hoverfly collects pollen from the yellow stamen of a bright pink Dog Rose
The company will now distribute craft beers from Dog Rose Brewing Company to restaurants and bars in Duval, St.
Y blodyn sy'n tynnu fy llygaid y dyddiau yma ydi'r rhosyn gwyllt (Rosa canina; Dog Rose).
Among them, there are six different types of pepper, as well as almond, bitter orange, blackberry, cardamom, chamomile, cinnamon, lemon verbena, cloves, coriander, cranberries, dog rose, elderflower, ginger, Grains of Paradise, hawthorn berries, honeysuckle, jasmine, Kaffir lime, lavender, lemon, lemon balm, lemongrass, nutmeg, pimento, pomelo, rosehip, sage, and sloe.
Fifteen volunteers planted 450 trees including rowan, dog rose, hazel, blackthorn and elder, plus some oaks grown from acorns by local members of the community.
In the process of jubilating, they forgot the dog that brought the rat and the dog rose out of the debris of local pap leaves and talked like a human being, saying Alara 'what is it that you have done?
It was brought back to England from the Middle East by crusaders and gave rise to other roses, including the alba roses, probably a cross with Rosa canina, our own wild dog rose.
It was brought to England from the Middle East by crusaders and gave rise to other roses, including the alba roses, probably a cross with Rosa canina, our own wild dog rose.