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noun Horticulture.

any of several cultivated varieties of roses having a scent resembling that of tea.

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Origin of tea rose

First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for tea rose

tea rose

noun

any of several varieties of hybrid rose that are derived from Rosa odorata and have pink or yellow flowers with a scent resembling that of tea
  1. a yellowish-pink colour
  2. (as adjective)tea-rose walls
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