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


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