provence-rose

Provence rose

noun
an erect Eurasian shrub, Rosa gallica, of the rose family, having a creeping rootstock, densely prickly and bristly stems, and large, solitary, pink or crimson flowers.
Also called French rose.


Origin:
1570–80

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