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rugosa rose

[roo-goh-suh] /ruˈgoʊ sə/
noun
1.
a shrub, Rosa rugosa, having densely bristled stems, wrinkled leaves, and fragrant red or white flowers.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Neo-Latin, Latin rūgōsa, feminine of rūgōsus wrinkled; see rugose
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