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Rosa moschata
Rosa multiflora
Rosa odorata
Rosa Parks
Rosa pendulina
Rosa Ponselle
Rosa rubiginosa
Rosa spithamaea
Rosa wichuraiana
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Rosaceous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ROSA'CEOUS, a s as z. [L. rosaceus. See Rose.]
Rose-like; composed of several petals, arranged in a circular form; as a rosaceous corol.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Rosaceae
2: of something having a dusty purplish pink color; "the roseate glow of dawn" [syn: rose, roseate, rosaceous]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: ultimately from Latin rosa Date: 1731 of or relating to roses or the rose family <a faint rosaceous aroma> <rosaceous genera>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Bot. of the large plant family Rosaceae, which includes the rose. Etymology: L rosaceus f. rosa rose

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Rosaceous Ro*sa"ceous, a. [L. rosaceus, fr. rosa rose.] 1. (Bot.) (a) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Rosace[ae]) of which the rose is the type. It includes also the plums and cherries, meadowsweet, brambles, the strawberry, the hawthorn, applies, pears, service trees, and quinces. (b) Like a rose in shape or appearance; as, a rosaceous corolla. 2. Of a pure purpish pink color.



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