tea-rose


tea-rose

noun Horticulture.

  1. any of several cultivated varieties of roses having a scent resembling that of tea.

noun

  1. any of several varieties of hybrid rose that are derived from Rosa odorata and have pink or yellow flowers with a scent resembling that of tea
    1. a yellowish-pink colour
    2. (as adjective)tea-rose walls

n.1825, from tea + rose (n.1); so called because it has a scent supposed to resemble that of tea.

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