rose hip

Origin of rose hip

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for rose hip

Historical Examples of rose hip

  • The lap-board was strewn with stems and husks and some of the rose-hip contents.

    Selina

    George Madden Martin

  • The fruit, which is about the size of a small pea, is crowned by the remains of the calyx, like a rose-hip.