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multiflora rose

noun
1.
a climbing or trailing rose, Rosa multiflora, of Japan and Korea, having hooked prickles and fragrant, dense clusters of flowers.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; multiflora < Neo-Latin, feminine of Medieval Latin multiflōrus multiflorous
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multiflora rose

/ˌmʌltɪˈflɔːrə/
noun
1.
an Asian climbing shrubby rose, Rosa multiflora, having clusters of small fragrant flowers: the source of many cultivated roses
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