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Meaning of NOISETTE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Noi*sette"\, n. (Bot.)
A hybrid rose produced in 1817, by a French gardener,
Noisette, of Charleston, South Carolina, from the China rose
and the musk rose. It has given rise to many fine varieties,
as the {Lamarque}, the {Marechal (or Marshal) Niel}, and the
{Cloth of gold}. Most roses of this class have clustered
flowers and are of vigorous growth. --P. Henderson.

 

 

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