rose fever
noun Date: 1851 hay fever occurring in the spring or early summer — called also rose cold

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  • Rose fever — 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

  • rose fever — n hay fever occurring in the spring or early summer * * * hay fever caused by grass pollens or rose pollen …   Medical dictionary

  • rose fever — ☆ rose fever n. a kind of hay fever believed to be caused by the pollen of roses: also rose cold …   English World dictionary

  • rose fever — noun : hay fever occurring in the spring or early summer called also rose cold * * * Pathol. a form of hay fever caused by the inhalation of rose pollen, characterized by nasal discharge and lacrimation. Also called rose cold. [1850 55, Amer.] *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose fever — Hay Hay, n. [OE. hei, AS. h[=e]g; akin to D. hooi, OHG. hewi, houwi, G. heu, Dan. & Sw. h[ o], Icel. hey, ha, Goth. hawi grass, fr. the root of E. hew. See {Hew} to cut.] Grass cut and cured for fodder. [1913 Webster] Make hay while the sun… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rose fever — rose′ fe ver n. pat a form of hay fever caused by rose pollen, characterized by nasal discharge and lacrimation • Etymology: 1850–55, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • rose fever — Pathol. a form of hay fever caused by the inhalation of rose pollen, characterized by nasal discharge and lacrimation. Also called rose cold. [1850 55, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • rose-fever — n. Hay fever, rose cold …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • 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 are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rose acacia — 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

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