from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A prickly Mediterranean shrub (Rosa moschata) cultivated for its clustered, musk-scented white flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a species of rose (Rosa moschata), having peculiarly fragrant white blossoms.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species of rose, so called from its fragrance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. rose native to Mediterranean region having curved or climbing branches and loose clusters of musky-scented flowers


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