from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Egyptian rose (which see under rose).
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How beautifully green this pasture looks! and how finely the evening sun glances between the boles of that clump of trees, beech, and ash, and aspen! and how sweet the hedgerows are with woodbine and wild scabious, or, as the country people call it, the gipsy-rose!