musk rose

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noun

a rose, Rosa moschata, of the Mediterranean region, having white, musk-scented flowers.

Nearby words

  1. musk hog,
  2. musk mallow,
  3. musk orchid,
  4. musk ox,
  5. musk plant,
  6. musk thistle,
  7. musk turtle,
  8. muskallonge,
  9. muskeg,
  10. muskego

Origin of musk rose

First recorded in 1570–80

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British Dictionary definitions for musk rose

musk rose

noun

a prickly shrubby Mediterranean rose, Rosa moschata, cultivated for its white musk-scented flowers
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