- any of various roses that ascend and cover a trellis, arbor, etc., chiefly by twining about the supports.
Origin of climbing rose
First recorded in 1830–40
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"When the climbing-rose and the honey-suckle are out it is much prettier," said Doris, as she filled the cup.The Emperor, Complete