Rose water
Rose water Rose" wa`ter Water tinctured with roses by distillation. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rose-water — Rose wa ter, a. Having the odor of rose water; hence, affectedly nice or delicate; sentimental. Rose water philanthropy. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rose water — ► NOUN ▪ scented water made with rose petals …   English terms dictionary

  • rose water — rose ,water noun uncount a liquid with a sweet smell made from rose PETALS, used as a PERFUME and in cooking …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rose water — n. a preparation consisting of water and attar of roses, used as a perfume …   English World dictionary

  • Rose water — thumb|right|250px|Rose waterRose water or rose syrup ( fa. گلاب Golâb , tr. Gül suyu, ar. ماء ورد Māʾ ward , Urdu: گلاب رس , bg. розова вода) is the hydrosol portion of the distillate of rose petals. Rose water, itself a by product of the… …   Wikipedia

  • rose water — noun perfume consisting of water scented with oil of roses • Hypernyms: ↑perfume, ↑essence * * * noun [noncount] : liquid made from roses that has a pleasant smell and is used as a perfume or flavoring * * * ˈrose water f35 [rose water] …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose-water — /rohz waw teuhr, wot euhr/, adj. 1. having the aroma or fragrance of rose water. 2. affectedly delicate, nice, or fine; sentimental: a Victorian novelist with a genteel, rose water style. [1655 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • rose-water — /rohz waw teuhr, wot euhr/, adj. 1. having the aroma or fragrance of rose water. 2. affectedly delicate, nice, or fine; sentimental: a Victorian novelist with a genteel, rose water style. [1655 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose water — a solution prepared by diluting stronger rose water with an equal volume of purified water; used as a perfuming agent in pharmaceutical preparations …   Medical dictionary

  • rose-water — see revolutions are not made with rose water …   Proverbs new dictionary

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