from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A rose (Rosa rubiginosa syn. R. eglanteria) native to Eurasia, having prickly stems, fragrant leaves, bright pink flowers, and scarlet hips.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The; eglantine, Rosa rubiginosa, a native of Europe and central Asia, introduced in the eastern United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A kind of rose (Rosa rubiginosa) with minutely glandular and fragrant foliage. The small-flowered sweetbrier is Rosa micrantha.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A Eurasian rose, Rosa eglanteria, having prickly stems, fragrant leaves, pink flowers and red hips

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

  • noun Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.