rose fever


noun Pathology.

a form of hay fever caused by the inhalation of rose pollen, characterized by nasal discharge and lacrimation.

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Also called rose cold.

Origin of rose fever

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Medical definitions for rose fever

rose fever

n.

A spring or early summer hay fever.rose cold
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