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remontant

[ri-mon-tuh nt]
adjective
  1. (of certain roses) blooming more than once in a season.
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noun
  1. a remontant rose.
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Origin of remontant

1880–85; < French, present participle of remonter to remount
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Examples from the Web for remontant

Historical Examples

  • This applies more particularly to the Remontant, Moss, and June roses.

    Parsons on the Rose

    Samuel Browne Parsons

  • If the remontant types are interspersed throughout your garden you need never, between May and October, look for a rose in vain.

    Making a Rose Garden

    Henry H. Saylor

  • Were it Remontant, it would possess all the requisites of a perfect white rose.

    Parsons on the Rose

    Samuel Browne Parsons

  • They are probably hybrids, as they remontant, while the original species blooms but once.

    Parsons on the Rose

    Samuel Browne Parsons

  • I'll make your talent blossom again in your autumn days, like a remontant rose.

    Creditors; Pariah

    August Strindberg


British Dictionary definitions for remontant

remontant

adjective
  1. (esp of cultivated roses) flowering more than once in a single season
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noun
  1. a rose having such a growth
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Word Origin

C19: from French: coming up again, from remonter; see remount
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