multiflora rose
noun Etymology: New Latin multiflora, specific epithet, literally, having many flowers Date: 1829 a vigorous thorny rose (Rosa multiflora) with clusters of small flowers

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  • multiflora rose — [mul΄tə flôr′ə] n. a rose (Rosa multiflora) with thick clusters of small flowers, grown esp. for hedges …   English World dictionary

  • multiflora rose — gausiažiedis erškėtis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Rosa multiflora), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rosa multiflora angl. baby rose; bramble rose; Japanese rose; multiflora… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • multiflora rose — noun vigorously growing rose having clusters of numerous small flowers; used for hedges and as grafting stock • Syn: ↑multiflora, ↑Japanese rose, ↑baby rose, ↑Rosa multiflora • Hypernyms: ↑rose, ↑rosebush * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • multiflora rose — mul′tiflo′ra rose′ n. pln a climbing or trailing rose, Rosa multiflora, having fragrant, dense clusters of flowers • Etymology: 1820–30; multiflora < NL, fem. of ML multiflōrus bearing many flowers; see multi , florous …   From formal English to slang

  • multiflora rose — a climbing or trailing rose, Rosa multiflora, of Japan and Korea, having hooked prickles and fragrant, dense clusters of flowers. [1820 30; multiflora < NL, fem. of ML multiflorus MULTIFLOROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • multiflora — noun vigorously growing rose having clusters of numerous small flowers; used for hedges and as grafting stock • Syn: ↑multiflora rose, ↑Japanese rose, ↑baby rose, ↑Rosa multiflora • Hypernyms: ↑rose, ↑rosebush …   Useful english dictionary

  • multiflora — noun The hardy rose Rosa multiflora The woods were completely overgrown with multiflora. Syn: multiflora rose …   Wiktionary

  • multiflora — /mul teuh flawr euh, flohr euh/, n. any of several plant varieties or hybrids characterized by many single, relatively small flowers, as certain kinds of petunias or roses. [1820 30; < NL, a typical specific epithet of flowering plants; see… …   Universalium

  • Rose [1] — Rose (Rosa Tourn.), Gattung der Rosazeen, meist stachelige, aufrechte oder klimmende, laubwechselnde oder immergrüne Sträucher mit zerstreut stehenden, unpaarig gefiederten, sehr selten einfachen Blättern, gesägten Blättchen, dem Blattstiel… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rose — (Rosa), Pflanzengattg. der Rosazeen, über die nördl. Erdhälfte verbreitet. Wild wachsen in Deutschland: R. canīna L. (Hunds , Hecken R., Hagedorn), in Hecken, Gebüschen; ihre durch die Rosengallwespe (Rhodites rosae L.) verursachten moosartigen… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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