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damask rose

noun
1.
a fragrant, pink rose, Rosa damascena.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40
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Examples for damask rose
  • Go out at dawn and apply those words to a dewy, half-opened damask rose.
British Dictionary definitions for damask rose

damask rose

noun
1.
a rose, Rosa damascena, native to Asia and cultivated for its pink or red fragrant flowers, which are used to make the perfume attar
Word Origin
C16: from Medieval Latin rosa damascēna rose of Damascus
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