rose hip


noun

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Origin of rose hip

First recorded in 1855–60
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.

British Dictionary definitions for rose hip

rosehip
/ (ˈrəʊzˌhɪp) /

noun

the berry-like fruit of a rose plantSee hip 2
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