damask rose

damask rose
noun Etymology: obsolete Damask of Damascus, from obsolete Damask Damascus Date: 1540 a hardy rose (Rosa damascena) widely introduced from Asia Minor and having large fragrant pink or white flowers that are the major source of attar of roses

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  • Damask rose — Damask Dam ask, a. 1. Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the color of the damask rose. [1913 Webster] But let concealment, like a worm i the bud,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • damask rose — n. a very fragrant cultivated rose (Rosa damascena), with clusters of white to red flowers, important as a source of attar of roses: an ancestor of hybrid roses …   English World dictionary

  • damask rose — damaskinė rožė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Rosa ×damascena), naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys:… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • damask rose — noun large hardy very fragrant pink rose; cultivated in Asia Minor as source of attar of roses; parent of many hybrids • Syn: ↑summer damask rose, ↑Rosa damascena • Hypernyms: ↑rose, ↑rosebush …   Useful english dictionary

  • damask rose — dam′ask rose′ n. pln a fragrant pink rose Rosa damascena[/ex] • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • damask rose — a fragrant, pink rose, Rosa damascena. [1530 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • damask rose — noun a sweet scented rose of an old variety, having pink or light red velvety petals which are used to make attar. [Rosa damascena.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • damask rose — noun (C) a pink rose with a beautiful smell …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • damask rose — /dæməsk ˈroʊz/ (say damuhsk rohz) noun a fragrant pink rose, Rosa damascena …   Australian English dictionary

  • Like to the Damask Rose — ”Like to the Damask Rose” is from a poem by Simon Wastell [Simon Wastell (1560 1635), headmaster of the Free School at Northampton] called “The flesh profiteth nothing” , [Stephen Banfield ( Sensibility and English Song: Critical studies of the… …   Wikipedia

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