rosewater
adjective Date: 1840 1. affectedly nice or delicate 2. having the odor of rose water

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  • rosewater — adjective also rosewatered ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ Etymology: rosewater from rose water; rosewatered from rose water + ed 1. : scented with or having the odor of rose water 2. : affectedly nice or delicate : sent …   Useful english dictionary

  • rosewater — [[t]ro͟ʊzwɔtə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT Rosewater is a liquid which is made from roses and which has a pleasant smell. It is used as a perfume and in cooking …   English dictionary

  • rosewater — /ˈroʊzwɔtə/ (say rohzwawtuh) noun 1. distilled water tinctured with the essential oil of roses. –adjective 2. having the scent of rosewater. 3. affectedly delicate, nice, or fine; sentimental …   Australian English dictionary

  • rosewater — rose water n. A fragrant preparation made by steeping or distilling rose petals in water, used in cosmetics, as toilet water, and in cookery. * * * …   Universalium

  • rosewater — noun A liquid produced by steeping rose petals in water, used as a coloring agent and flavoring ingredient in certain foods. Syn: rose syrup …   Wiktionary

  • rosewater — rose|wa|ter [ˈrəuzˌwo:tə US ˈrouzˌwo:tər, ˌwa: ] n [U] a liquid made from roses which has a pleasant smell …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rosewater — n. water impregnated with the essential oil of roses (used as a perfume) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rosewater — noun (U) a liquid made from roses, used for its pleasant smell …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ROSEWATER, EDWARD — (1841–1906), U.S. journalist, publisher, editor and politician. Rosewater, who was born in Bukoven, Bohemia, went to the U.S. with his family in 1854. He soon became a telegrapher, and as a member of the United States Military Telegraph Corps… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rosewater railway station, Adelaide — Rosewater railway station was a railway station located in the northwestern Adelaide suburb of Rosewater. The station was right next to the Eric Sutton Oval, and was located about 7km from Dry Creek on the Dry Creek to Port Adelaide line. History …   Wikipedia

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