Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of ROSE

Pronunciation:  rowz or row'zey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a dusty pink color
  2. [n]  pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
  3. [n]  any of many plants of the genus Rosa
  4. [adj]  having a dusty purplish pink color; "the roseate glow of dawn"

ROSE is a 4 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: blush wine, chromatic, pink wine, rosaceous, rose wine, roseate
 See Also: baby rose, banksia rose, Bengal rose, briar, brier, bush, Cherokee rose, China rose, damask rose, dog rose, eglantine, genus Rosa, ground rose, hip, Japanese rose, mountain rose, multiflora, multiflora rose, musk rose, old rose, pink, Rosa, Rosa banksia, Rosa canina, Rosa chinensis, Rosa damascena, Rosa eglanteria, Rosa laevigata, Rosa moschata, Rosa multiflora, Rosa odorata, Rosa pendulina, Rosa spithamaea, rose hip, rosehip, shrub, summer damask rose, sweetbriar, sweetbrier, tea rose, vino, wine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rose\,
    imp. of {Rise}.
  2. \Rose\, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?,
    Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F.
    rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.]
    1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of
       which there are many species, mostly found in the morthern
    Note: Roses are shrubs with pinnate leaves and usually
          prickly stems. The flowers are large, and in the wild
          state have five petals of a color varying from deep
          pink to white, or sometimes yellow. By cultivation and
          hybridizing the number of petals is greatly increased
          and the natural perfume enhanced. In this way many
          distinct classes of roses have been formed, as the
          Banksia, Baurbon, Boursalt, China, Noisette, hybrid
          perpetual, etc., with multitudes of varieties in nearly
          every class.
    2. A knot of ribbon formed like a rose; a rose knot; a
       rosette, esp. one worn on a shoe. --Sha.
    3. (Arch.) A rose window. See {Rose window}, below.
    4. A perforated nozzle, as of a pipe, spout, etc., for
       delivering water in fine jets; a rosehead; also, a
       strainer at the foot of a pump.
    5. (Med.) The erysipelas. --Dunglison.
    6. The card of the mariner's compass; also, a circular card
       with radiating lines, used in other instruments.
    7. The color of a rose; rose-red; pink.
    8. A diamond. See {Rose diamond}, below.
    {Cabbage rose}, {China rose}, etc. See under {Cabbage},
       {China}, etc.
    {Corn rose} (Bot.) See {Corn poppy}, under {Corn}.
    {Infantile rose} (Med.), a variety of roseola.
    {Jamaica rose}. (Bot.) See under {Jamaica}.
    {Rose acacia} (Bot.), a low American leguminous shrub
       ({Robinia hispida}) with handsome clusters of rose-colored
    {Rose aniline}. (Chem.) Same as {Rosaniline}.
    {Rose apple} (Bot.), the fruit of the tropical myrtaceous
       tree {Eugenia Jambos}. It is an edible berry an inch or
       more in diameter, and is said to have a very strong
       roselike perfume.
    {Rose beetle}. (Zo["o]l.)
       (a) A small yellowish or buff longlegged beetle
           ({Macrodactylus subspinosus}), which eats the leaves
           of various plants, and is often very injurious to
           rosebushes, apple trees, grapevines, etc. Called also
           {rose bug}, and {rose chafer}.
       (b) The European chafer.
    {Rose bug}. (Zo["o]l.) same as {Rose beetle}, {Rose chafer}.
    {Rose burner}, a kind of gas-burner producing a rose-shaped
    {Rose camphor} (Chem.), a solid odorless substance which
       separates from rose oil.
    {Rose campion}. (Bot.) See under {Campion}.
    {Rose catarrh} (Med.), rose cold.
    {Rose chafer}. (Zo["o]l.)
       (a) A common European beetle ({Cetonia aurata}) which is
           often very injurious to rosebushes; -- called also
           {rose beetle}, and {rose fly}.
       (b) The rose beetle
       (a) .
    {Rose cold} (Med.), a variety of hay fever, sometimes
       attributed to the inhalation of the effluvia of roses. See
       {Hay fever}, under {Hay}.
    {Rose color}, the color of a rose; pink; hence, a beautiful
       hue or appearance; fancied beauty, attractiveness, or
    {Rose de Pompadour}, {Rose du Barry}, names succesively given
       to a delicate rose color used on S[`e]vres porcelain.
    {Rose diamond}, a diamond, one side of which is flat, and the
       other cut into twenty-four triangular facets in two ranges
       which form a convex face pointed at the top. Cf.
       {Brilliant}, n.
    {Rose ear}. See under {Ear}.
    {Rose elder} (Bot.), the Guelder-rose.
    {Rose engine}, a machine, or an appendage to a turning lathe,
       by which a surface or wood, metal, etc., is engraved with
       a variety of curved lines. --Craig.
    {Rose family} (Bot.) the {Rosece[ae]}. See {Rosaceous}.
    {Rose fever} (Med.), rose cold.
    {Rose fly} (Zo["o]l.), a rose betle, or rose chafer.
    {Rose gall} (Zo["o]l.), any gall found on rosebushes. See
    {Rose knot}, a ribbon, or other pliade band plaited so as to
       resemble a rose; a rosette.
    {Rose lake}, {Rose madder}, a rich tint prepared from lac and
       madder precipitated on an earthy basis. --Fairholt.
    {Rose mallow}. (Bot.)
       (a) A name of several malvaceous plants of the genus
           {Hibiscus}, with large rose-colored flowers.
       (b) the hollyhock.
    {Rose nail}, a nail with a convex, faceted head.
    {Rose noble}, an ancient English gold coin, stamped with the
       figure of a rose, first struck in the reign of Edward
       III., and current at 6s. 8d. --Sir W. Scott.
    {Rose of China}. (Bot.) See {China rose}
       (b), under {China}.
    {Rose of Jericho} (Bot.), a Syrian cruciferous plant
       ({Anastatica Hierochuntica}) which rolls up when dry, and
       expands again when moistened; -- called also {resurrection
    {Rose of Sharon} (Bot.), an ornamental malvaceous shrub
       ({Hibiscus Syriacus}). In the Bible the name is used for
       some flower not yet identified, perhaps a Narcissus, or
       possibly the great lotus flower.
    {Rose oil} (Chem.), the yellow essential oil extracted from
       various species of rose blossoms, and forming the chief
       part of attar of roses.
    {Rose pink}, a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk
       or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also,
       the color of the pigment.
    {Rose quartz} (Min.), a variety of quartz which is rose-red.
    {Rose rash}. (Med.) Same as {Roseola}.
    {Rose slug} (Zo["o]l.), the small green larva of a black
       sawfly ({Selandria ros[ae]}). These larv[ae] feed in
       groups on the parenchyma of the leaves of rosebushes, and
       are often abundant and very destructive.
    {Rose window} (Arch.), a circular window filled with
       ornamental tracery. Called also {Catherine wheel}, and
       {marigold window}. Cf. {wheel window}, under {Wheel}.
    {Summer rose} (Med.), a variety of roseola. See {Roseola}.
    {Under the rose} [a translation of L. sub rosa], in secret;
       privately; in a manner that forbids disclosure; -- the
       rose being among the ancients the symbol of secrecy, and
       hung up at entertainments as a token that nothing there
       said was to be divulged.
    {Wars of the Roses} (Eng. Hist.), feuds between the Houses of
       York and Lancaster, the white rose being the badge of the
       House of York, and the red rose of the House of Lancaster.
  3. \Rose\, v. t.
    1. To render rose-colored; to redden; to flush. [Poetic] ``A
       maid yet rosed over with the virgin crimson of modesty.''
    2. To perfume, as with roses. [Poetic] --Tennyson.
Computing Dictionary

remote operations service element

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing roses blooming in your dream means faithfulness in love and the arrival of a much joyous occasion. Roses also symbolize love, passion, femininity, and romance, particularly if they are red roses. If you see a white rose, then it symbolizes virginity, pureness, and secrecy. It you see a yellow rose, then it refers to infidelity or jealousy. Seeing withered roses in your dream means death or the parting or absence of loved ones. To smell roses in your dream indicates unimaginable happiness and pleasure.
Easton Bible Dictionary

Many varieties of the rose proper are indigenous to Syria. The famed rose of Damascus is white, but there are also red and yellow roses. In Cant. 2:1 and Isa. 35:1 the Hebrew word _habatstseleth_ (found only in these passages), rendered "rose" (R.V. marg., "autumn crocus"), is supposed by some to mean the oleander, by others the sweet-scented narcissus (a native of Palestine), the tulip, or the daisy; but nothing definite can be affirmed regarding it.

The "rose of Sharon" is probably the cistus or rock-rose, several species of which abound in Palestine. "Mount Carmel especially abounds in the cistus, which in April covers some of the barer parts of the mountain with a glow not inferior to that of the Scottish heather." (See MYRRH [2].)