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Macartney rose

[ muh-kahrt-nee ]
/ məˈkɑrt ni /
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noun
a trailing or climbing evergreen rose, Rosa bracteata, of China, having shiny leaves and large, solitary white flowers.
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Origin of Macartney rose

First recorded in 1805–15; named after George, 1st Earl Macartney (1737–1806), British diplomat
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