American Beauty

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noun

an American variety of rose, periodically bearing large crimson blossoms.

Origin of American Beauty

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for american beauty

Historical Examples of american beauty

  • American-beauty roses may be a luxury, and white lilacs in the dead of winter, but garden flowers, never!

    The Camerons of Highboro

    Beth B. Gilchrist