rosebud


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rose·bud

 (rōz′bŭd′)
n.
The bud of a rose.

rosebud

(ˈrəʊzˌbʌd)
n
1. (Botany) the bud of a rose
2. literary a pretty young woman

rose•bud

(ˈroʊzˌbʌd)

n.
the bud of a rose.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rosebud - the bud of a roserosebud - the bud of a rose      
bud - a partially opened flower
2.rosebud - (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl
literature - creative writing of recognized artistic value
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
Translations

rosebud

[ˈrəʊzbʌd] Ncapullo m or botón m de rosa

rosebud

[ˈrəʊzbʌd] nbouton m de rose

rosebud

[ˈrəʊzˌbʌd] nbocciolo di rosa
References in classic literature ?
Even Allie Boone, whose frocks came from Paris, was wont to look with longing eyes on that rosebud concoction as Anne trailed up the main staircase at Redmond in it.
The Nuns' House is never in such a state of flutter as when this allotted husband calls to see little Rosebud.
Her gown was of a soft white silky stuff that clung to her round young figure like a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and she had peachy cheeks, and a dimpled chin, and such a dear little rosebud of a mouth; and she was so dovelike, so pure, and so gracious, so sweet and so bewitching.
He tried to think what it was like; at first he thought of pea soup; but, driving away that idea angrily, he thought of the petals of a yellow rosebud when you tore it to pieces before it had burst.
Covering my face with both hands, I emitted a deep and deathlike groan, as if my tormented soul were rending me asunder--I, the most exquisitely fastidious of men, and whose wife was to have been the most delicate and refined of women, with all the fresh dew-drops glittering on her virgin rosebud of a heart!
It is this,' resumed he: 'that Annabella Wilmot, in comparison with you, is like a flaunting peony compared with a sweet, wild rosebud gemmed with dew - and I love you to distraction
Willingly had the moss rosebud loaned to her cheeks of its pink--and as for the violet
Her mouth was not of the rosebud type she saw in the magazines.
The fragrance of her rich and delightful character still lingered about the place where she had lived, as a dried rosebud scents the drawer where it has withered and perished.
A more forlorn set they had never encountered: they had not a morsel of meat or fish; nor anything to subsist on, excepting roots, wild rosebuds, the barks of certain plants, and other vegetable production; neither had they any weapon for hunting or defence, excepting an old spear: yet the poor fellows made no murmur nor complaint; but seemed accustomed to their hard fare.
He took to biting the rosebuds now, and tearing them away from his teeth with a hand that trembled like an infirm old man's.
There was a case which, when the cover was lifted, disclosed a long chain of delicate pink coral beads,--a chain ending in a cross made of coral rosebuds.