rose hip

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noun


Nearby words

  1. rose comb,
  2. rose d'anvers,
  3. rose family,
  4. rose fever,
  5. rose geranium,
  6. rose is a rose is a rose is a rose,
  7. rose madder,
  8. rose mallow,
  9. rose mandarin,
  10. rose moss

Origin of rose hip

First recorded in 1855–60

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Examples 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.