Origin of rose-water
Definition for rose-water (2 of 2)
Origin of rose water
Examples from the Web for rose-water
This version is made with rose-water syrup, lending a particularly inviting sweet aroma to the pistachio-filled treats.
Pliny tells us that rose-water was a favorite perfume of the Roman ladies, and the most luxurious used it even in their baths.Parsons on the Rose|Samuel Browne Parsons
Through the centre of each table ran a rivulet of rose-water, and gold and silver fish glanced in its unrivalled course.The Young Duke|Benjamin Disraeli
Flavor with lemon or rose-water, and bake in a moderate oven.Housekeeping in Old Virginia|Marion Cabell Tyree
The revolution by which poor old Ciuco lost this throne was essentially a rose-water revolution.
Boil the wood in the rose-water in a glass vessel; then, when cold, add the pearlash and spirit.The Art of Perfumery|G. W. Septimus Piesse
British Dictionary definitions for rose-water
- scented water used as a perfume and in cooking, made by the distillation of rose petals or by impregnation with oil of roses
- (as modifier)rose-water scent