- any of several cultivated varieties of roses having a scent resembling that of tea.
Origin of tea rose
First recorded in 1840–50
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- any of several varieties of hybrid rose that are derived from Rosa odorata and have pink or yellow flowers with a scent resembling that of tea
- a yellowish-pink colour
- (as adjective)tea-rose walls
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