Scotch rose

  1. a rose, Rosa spinosissima, of Eurasia, having pink, white, or yellow flowers.

Origin of Scotch rose

First recorded in 1725–35

Words Nearby Scotch rose Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Scotch rose in a sentence

  • Now there was only one Scotch rose-bush in the garden, and it grew by the porch of the cottage and was Babiole's private property.

  • Professor Scotch rose from the hammock, asking the question in a bewildered manner.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery | Burt L. Standish
  • Its color is bright pink, and it has the size and habit of the Scotch rose, and is in full bloom when other roses are but buds.

    A Garden with House Attached | Sarah Warner Brooks
  • All the members of the Scotch rose group (pimpinellifolia) have black fruits.

  • If it were not, we should have risen three years back, when the Scotch rose.

    The Wild Geese | Stanley John Weyman