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Infantile rose

Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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 many species, mostly found in the morthern

   Note: Roses are shrubs with pinnate leaves and usually
         prickly stems. The flowers are large, and in the wild
         state have five petals of a color varying from deep
         pink to white, or sometimes yellow. By cultivation and
         hybridizing the number of petals is greatly increased
         and the natural perfume enhanced. In this way many
         distinct classes of roses have been formed, as the
         Banksia, Baurbon, Boursalt, China, Noisette, hybrid
         perpetual, etc., with multitudes of varieties in nearly
         every class.

   2. A knot of ribbon formed like a rose; a rose knot; a
      rosette, esp. one worn on a shoe. --Sha.

   3. (Arch.) A rose window. See {Rose window}, below.

   4. A perforated nozzle, as of a pipe, spout, etc., for
      delivering water in fine jets; a rosehead; also, a
      strainer at the foot of a pump.

   5. (Med.) The erysipelas. --Dunglison.

   6. The card of the mariner's compass; also, a circular card
      with radiating lines, used in other instruments.

   7. The color of a rose; rose-red; pink.

   8. A diamond. See {Rose diamond}, below.

   {Cabbage rose}, {China rose}, etc. See under {Cabbage},
      {China}, etc.

   {Corn rose} (Bot.) See {Corn poppy}, under {Corn}.

   {Infantile rose} (Med.), a variety of roseola.

   {Jamaica rose}. (Bot.) See under {Jamaica}.

   {Rose acacia} (Bot.), a low American leguminous shrub
      ({Robinia hispida}) with handsome clusters of rose-colored

   {Rose aniline}. (Chem.) Same as {Rosaniline}.

   {Rose apple} (Bot.), the fruit of the tropical myrtaceous
      tree {Eugenia Jambos}. It is an edible berry an inch or
      more in diameter, and is said to have a very strong
      roselike perfume.

   {Rose beetle}. (Zo["o]l.)
      (a) A small yellowish or buff longlegged beetle
          ({Macrodactylus subspinosus}), which eats the leaves
          of various plants, and is often very injurious to
          rosebushes, apple trees, grapevines, etc. Called also
          {rose bug}, and {rose chafer}.
      (b) The European chafer.

   {Rose bug}. (Zo["o]l.) same as {Rose beetle}, {Rose chafer}.

   {Rose burner}, a kind of gas-burner producing a rose-shaped

   {Rose camphor} (Chem.), a solid odorless substance which
      separates from rose oil.

   {Rose campion}. (Bot.) See under {Campion}.

   {Rose catarrh} (Med.), rose cold.

   {Rose chafer}. (Zo["o]l.)
      (a) A common European beetle ({Cetonia aurata}) which is
          often very injurious to rosebushes; -- called also
          {rose beetle}, and {rose fly}.
      (b) The rose beetle
      (a) .

   {Rose cold} (Med.), a variety of hay fever, sometimes
      attributed to the inhalation of the effluvia of roses. See
      {Hay fever}, under {Hay}.

   {Rose color}, the color of a rose; pink; hence, a beautiful
      hue or appearance; fancied beauty, attractiveness, or
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