[ rohz-root, -roo t ]
/ ˈroʊzˌrut, -ˌrʊt /
any of certain perennial mountain plants, as Sedum rosea, Sedum rhodiola, or Rhodiola rosea, so called because the roots smell like roses.
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Frozen “Yogurt” Got Its Name From A Big MisunderstandingDouble or single scoop? Cone or cup? However you take it, all frozen desserts have one thing in common. Nothing tastes better on a summer afternoon than an ice-cold, sweet treat, and one of the most popular is frozen yogurt. Where does frozen yogurt get its name? Frozen yogurt is fairly new to the world of sweets. It was introduced in the 1970s under the …
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a Eurasian crassulaceous mountain plant, Sedum rosea, with fleshy pink-tipped leaves, a thick fleshy pinkish underground stem, and a cluster of yellow flowersAlso called: midsummer-men
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