any arrangement, part, object, or formation more or less resembling a rose.
a rose-shaped arrangement of ribbon or other material, used as an ornament or badge.
Also rosace. an architectural ornament resembling a rose or having a generally circular combination of parts.
Botany. a circular cluster of leaves or other organs.
a broad ornamental head for a screw or nail.
any of a number of disks of refined copper formed when cold water is thrown onto the molten metal.
a rounded microconstituent of certain alloys.
Plant Pathology. any of several diseases of plants, characterized by the crowding of the foliage into circular clusters owing to a shortening of the internodes of stems or branches, caused by fungi, viruses, or nutritional deficiencies.
one of the compound spots on a leopard.
Other definitions for Rosette (2 of 2)
a female given name.
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How to use rosette in a sentence
The sun could have formed in a calm, large association of 10,000 stars or more, like NGC 2244 in the present-day rosette Nebula, an idea that’s consistent with previous research.Pinning down the sun’s birthplace just got more complicated | Lisa Grossman | July 20, 2020 | Science News
In the accompanying illustration is shown a very simple method of tying a rosette in the corner of a couch cover.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
Ronny leaned forward and pinned a huge lace-paper rosette on the obliging Lookout.Marjorie Dean College Freshman | Pauline Lester
The lower right rosette is a little too far also to the right, ordinarily at least.
The left line touches the rosette, and is very near the upper left block.
With the extra outside line from level of lips to the upper rosette.
British Dictionary definitions for rosette
a decoration or pattern resembling a rose, esp an arrangement of ribbons or strips formed into a rose-shaped design and worn as a badge or presented as a prize
another name for rose window
a rose-shaped patch of colour, such as one of the clusters of spots marking a leopard's fur
botany a circular cluster of leaves growing from the base of a stem
any of various plant diseases characterized by abnormal leaf growth
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