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Meaning of ROSE WATER

Pronunciation:  rowz 'wotur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  perfume consisting of water scented with oil of roses
 
 See Also: essence, perfume

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rose" wa`ter\
    Water tinctured with roses by distillation.
    
    
  2. \Rose"-wa`ter\, a.
    Having the odor of rose water; hence, affectedly nice or
    delicate; sentimental. ``Rose-water philanthropy.''
    --Carlyle.
    
    
 

 

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