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A flowering rose shrub.
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(Plants) a rose plant growing as a bush rather than as a climber
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a shrub that bears roses.
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|Noun||1.||rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses|
ground rose, Rosa spithamaea - low-growing bristly shrub of southern Oregon and California with creeping rootstocks and usually corymbose flowers
dog rose, Rosa canina - prickly wild rose with delicate pink or white scentless flowers; native to Europe
Bengal rose, China rose, Rosa chinensis - shrubby Chinese rose; ancestor of many cultivated garden roses
damask rose, Rosa damascena, summer damask rose - large hardy very fragrant pink rose; cultivated in Asia Minor as source of attar of roses; parent of many hybrids
eglantine, Rosa eglanteria, sweetbriar, sweetbrier, briar, brier - Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
baby rose, Japanese rose, multiflora, multiflora rose, Rosa multiflora - vigorously growing rose having clusters of numerous small flowers; used for hedges and as grafting stock
musk rose, Rosa moschata - rose native to Mediterranean region having curved or climbing branches and loose clusters of musky-scented flowers
Rosa odorata, tea rose - any of several hybrid bush roses derived from a tea-scented Chinese rose with pink or yellow flowers
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rosebush[ˈrəʊzbʊʃ] n → rosier mrose-coloured [ˈrəʊzkʌlərd] (British) rose-colored (US) adj → rose
to look at sb/sth through rose-coloured glasses, to look at sb/sth through rose-coloured spectacles (British) → ne voir que les bons côtés de qn/qch
to see life through rose-coloured glasses, to see life through rose-coloured spectacles → voir la vie en roserose garden n → roseraie f
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