American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A coarse prickly shrub (Rosa centifolia) native to the Caucasus, having fragrant, pink, double-petaled flowers and widely cultivated as a source of attar of roses.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of rose, Rosa centifolia, of many varieties, with a large, round, compact flower, supposed to have been cultivated from ancient times, and especially suited from its fragrance for the manufacture of rose-water and attar. Also called
Provence rose, by error for Provins rose, from the town of that name in the department of Seine-et-Marne, France, where these roses are still largely cultivated.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) a species of rose (Rosa centifolia) having large and heavy blossoms.
- n. etc. See under Cabbage, China, etc.
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