Definitions for Roseroʊˈzeɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rose, rosebush(noun)

    any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses

  2. blush wine, pink wine, rose, rose wine(noun)

    pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began

  3. rose, rosiness(adj)

    a dusty pink color

  4. rose, roseate, rosaceous(adj)

    of something having a dusty purplish pink color

    "the roseate glow of dawn"


  1. Rose(Noun)

    A regional contestant in the annual Rose of Tralee contest.

  2. Rose(Noun)

    The winner of that year's contest.

  3. Rose(ProperNoun)


  4. Origin: From rosé.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rose

    of Rise

  2. Rose

    imp. of Rise

  3. Rose(noun)

    a flower and shrub of any species of the genus Rosa, of which there are many species, mostly found in the morthern hemispere

  4. Rose(noun)

    a knot of ribbon formed like a rose; a rose knot; a rosette, esp. one worn on a shoe

  5. Rose(noun)

    a rose window. See Rose window, below

  6. Rose(noun)

    a perforated nozzle, as of a pipe, spout, etc., for delivering water in fine jets; a rosehead; also, a strainer at the foot of a pump

  7. Rose(noun)

    the erysipelas

  8. Rose(noun)

    the card of the mariner's compass; also, a circular card with radiating lines, used in other instruments

  9. Rose(noun)

    the color of a rose; rose-red; pink

  10. Rose(noun)

    a diamond. See Rose diamond, below

  11. Rose(verb)

    to render rose-colored; to redden; to flush

  12. Rose(verb)

    to perfume, as with roses

  13. Origin: [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. , Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. Copperas, Rhododendron.]


  1. Rose

    A rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae. There are over 100 species. They form a group of plants that can be erect shrubs, climbing or trailing with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles. Flowers vary in size and shape and are usually large and showy, in colours ranging from white through yellows and reds. Most species are native to Asia, with smaller numbers native to Europe, North America, and northwest Africa. Species, cultivars and hybrids are all widely grown for their beauty and often are fragrant. Rose plants range in size from compact, miniature roses, to climbers that can reach 7 meters in height. Different species hybridize easily, and this has been used in the development of the wide range of garden roses. The name rose comes from French, itself from Latin rosa, which was perhaps borrowed from Oscan, from Greek ρόδον rhódon, itself borrowed from Old Persian wrd-, related to Avestan varəδa, Sogdian ward, Parthian wâr.

Editors Contribution

  1. Rose

    A flower that is created in various forms, colors and species.

    There are currently over 100 different types of Rose varieties.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rose' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1676

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rose' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4104

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rose' in Nouns Frequency: #1102

Anagrams for Rose »

  1. ores

  2. eros, Eros, EROS

  3. roes

  4. sore

  5. orse

  6. eros, Eros, EROS, ores, orse, roes, sore

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Olivier Brun:

    This is a man's rosé.

  2. Mellody Hobson:

    The bloom is off the rose on real estate.

  3. Persian Proverb:

    He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.

  4. Frances Hodgson Burnett:

    Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle may not grow.

  5. Heda Bejar:

    The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.

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