Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A variety of deep crimson rose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A half-hardy, deep crimson rose of the remontant class; -- so named after General Jacqueminot, of France.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name (General Jacqueminot) of a deep-red variety of the rose. Often called jack-rose or jack.

Etymologies

Named after General Jacqueminot of France. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tim, it's believed, has a chance to win it all, assuming he can master words like "jacqueminot" and "byssinosis."

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  • She put her finger to her lip, and smiled with the air of a lady benefactress; then, with a few words of official sympathy, she encouraged him to get well, and flitted to the next bed, where she bestowed a jacqueminot rosebud on a Chinaman dying of cancer.

    The Minister's Charge

  • As the play went on, the rich jacqueminot-red flamed into her cheeks, and burnt there a steady blaze to the end.

    A Modern Instance

  • The crystal chandeliers poured a flood of light upon the scene, and the warm and glowing colors of the masses of scarlet begonias and jacqueminot roses mingled with the bright tints of the frescoed walls and ceilings.

    Perley's Reminiscences, v. 1-2 of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis

  • But for the majority of the Bee's words, I never knew they existed ... jacqueminot

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