tea-rose

tea rose

noun Horticulture.
any of several cultivated varieties of roses having a scent resembling that of tea.

Origin:
1840–50

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tea rose
 
n
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.  a.  a yellowish-pink colour
 b.  (as adjective): tea-rose walls

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tea-rose
1850, from tea + rose, so called because it has a scent supposed to resemble tea.
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