from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A variety of rose (Rosa centifolia) native to the Caucasus, having a mossy flower stalk and calyx and fragrant pink flowers, used as a source of attar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a variety of rose having a mosslike growth on the stalk and calyx. It is said to be derived from the Provence rose.
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