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tea rose

noun, Horticulture
1.
any of several cultivated varieties of roses having a scent resembling that of tea.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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British Dictionary definitions for tea-rose

tea rose

noun
1.
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
2.
  1. a yellowish-pink colour
  2. (as adjective): tea-rose walls
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Word Origin and History for tea-rose
n.

1825, from tea + rose (n.1); so called because it has a scent supposed to resemble that of tea.

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