rugosa rose

[ roo-goh-suh ]
/ ruˈgoʊ sə /

noun

a shrub, Rosa rugosa, having densely bristled stems, wrinkled leaves, and fragrant red or white flowers.

Origin of rugosa rose

1890–95; < New Latin, Latin rūgōsa, feminine of rūgōsus wrinkled; see rugose
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