Macartney rose

[ muh-kahrt-nee ]
/ məˈkɑrt ni /


a trailing or climbing evergreen rose, Rosa bracteata, of China, having shiny leaves and large, solitary white flowers.

Origin of Macartney rose

First recorded in 1805–15; named after George, 1st Earl Macartney (1737–1806), British diplomat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019