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wild rose

noun
1.
any native species of rose, usually having a single flower with the corolla consisting of one circle of five roundish, spreading petals.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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  • And the wild rose of the world blooms to last so short a time before its petals fall.
  • Disturbed roadsides are showy with purple lupine and deep pink wild rose.
  • There, some growers are actually planting wild rose gardens next to their orchards.
British Dictionary definitions for wild rose

wild rose

noun
1.
any of numerous roses, such as the dogrose and sweetbrier, that grow wild and have flowers with only one whorl of petals
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