China rose

China rose
China Chi"na, n. 1. A country in Eastern Asia. [1913 Webster]

2. China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See {Porcelain}. [1913 Webster]

{China aster} (Bot.), a well-known garden flower and plant. See {Aster}.

{China bean}. See under {Bean}, 1.

{China clay} See {Kaolin}.

{China grass}, Same as {Ramie}.

{China ink}. See {India ink}.

{China pink} (Bot.), an anual or biennial species of {Dianthus} ({Dianthus Chiensis}) having variously colored single or double flowers; Indian pink.

{China root} (Med.), the rootstock of a species of {Smilax} ({Smilax China}, from the East Indies; -- formerly much esteemed for the purposes that sarsaparilla is now used for. Also the galanga root (from {Alpinia Gallanga} and {Alpinia officinarum}).

{China rose}. (Bot.) (a) A popular name for several free-blooming varieties of rose derived from the {Rosa Indica}, and perhaps other species. (b) A flowering hothouse plant ({Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis}) of the Mallow family, common in the gardens of China and the east Indies.

{China shop}, a shop or store for the sale of China ware or of crockery.

{Pride of China}, {China tree}. (Bot.) See {Azedarach}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • China rose — Rose 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • China-Rose — Züchter unbekannt, um 1789 Gruppe China Rosen Liste der Rosensorten Die China Rose zählt zu den ältesten Gartenrosen. Sie ist eine alte Rose mi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • China rose — n. 1. a cultivated rose (Rosa chinensis) of Chinese origin 2. a large hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa sinensis) with showy flowers …   English World dictionary

  • China-rose — tikroji kinrožė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dedešvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Hibiscus rosa sinensis), kilęs iš atogrąžų Azijos. atitikmenys: lot. Hibiscus rosa sinensis angl. China rose; Chinese hibiscus; Hawaiian… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • China rose — kinrožė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Hibiscus rosa sinensis angl. China rose; Chinese hibiscus; shoe flower vok. chinesische Rose; Rosen Eibish rus. гибискус китайская роза; гибискус китайский; китайская роза lenk. ketmia róża… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • China rose — 1. Also called Bengal rose. a rose, Rosa chinensis, of China, having slightly fragrant crimson, pink, or white flowers. 2. Also called Chinese hibiscus, rose of China. a tropical Asian shrub, Hibiscus rosa sinensis, of the mallow family, having… …   Universalium

  • China rose — noun 1. shrubby Chinese rose; ancestor of many cultivated garden roses • Syn: ↑Bengal rose, ↑Rosa chinensis • Hypernyms: ↑rose, ↑rosebush 2. large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep red flowers • S …   Useful english dictionary

  • China rose — Chi′na rose′ n. 1) pln a rose, Rosa chinensis, of China, with crimson, pink, or white flowers 2) pln hibiscus 1) • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • China rose — noun 1》 a Chinese rose from which various garden rose varieties have been derived. [Rosa chinensis.] 2》 a shrubby tropical hibiscus cultivated for its large showy flowers. [Hibiscus rosa sinensis.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • China rose — noun Date: circa 1731 any of numerous garden roses derived from a shrubby Chinese rose (Rosa chinensis) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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