dog rose


noun

an Old World wild rose, Rosa canina, having pink or white flowers.

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Origin of dog rose

First recorded in 1590–1600
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dog rose

noun

a prickly wild rose, Rosa canina, that is native to Europe and has pink or white delicate scentless flowers

Word Origin for dog rose

translation of the Latin name, from Greek; from the belief that its root was effective against the bite of a mad dog
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