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Provence rose

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noun

an erect Eurasian shrub, Rosa gallica, of the rose family, having a creeping rootstock, densely prickly and bristly stems, and large, solitary, pink or crimson flowers.

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Origin of Provence rose

First recorded in 1570–80
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