cabbage rose definition

  • noun:
    • A coarse prickly shrub (Rosa centifolia) indigenous to the Caucasus, having fragrant, red, double-petaled blossoms and commonly cultivated as a source of attar of flowers.
    • a species of rose (Rosa centifolia) having large and heavy flowers.
    • an such like. See under Cabbage, Asia, etc.
    • A species of rose, Rosa centifolia, of numerous types, with a sizable, round, small rose, supposed to were developed from old times, and particularly suitable from its scent for manufacture of rose-water and attar.

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