remontant

[ ri-mon-tuh nt ]
/ rɪˈmɒn tənt /
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adjective

(of certain roses) blooming more than once in a season.

noun

a remontant rose.

Origin of remontant

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

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

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

    Parsons on the Rose|Samuel Browne Parsons

British Dictionary definitions for remontant

remontant

/ (rɪˈmɒntənt) /

adjective

(esp of cultivated roses) flowering more than once in a single season

noun

a rose having such a growth

Word Origin for remontant

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