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rosette

[ roh-zet ]
/ roʊˈzɛt /
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Definition of rosette

noun
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Origin of rosette

1780–90; <French: little rose, Old French. See rose1, -ette

Other definitions for rosette (2 of 2)

Rosette
[ roh-zet ]
/ roʊˈzɛt /

noun
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for rosette

rosette
/ (rəʊˈzɛt) /

noun
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

Word Origin for rosette

C18: from Old French: a little rose 1
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Medical definitions for rosette

rosette
[ rō-zĕt ]

n.
The segmented or mature phase of Plasmodium malariae.
A grouping of cells characteristic of neoplasms of neuroblastic or neuroectodermal origin, in which a number of nuclei form a ring from which neurofibrils extend to interlace in the center.
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