Definition of Rose of Sharon

1. Noun. Asiatic shrub or small shrubby tree having showy bell-shaped rose or purple or white flowers and usually three-lobed leaves; widely cultivated in temperate North America and Europe.

Exact synonyms: Hibiscus Syriacus
Generic synonyms: Hibiscus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rose Of Sharon

rose garden
rose gardens
rose geranium
rose geraniums
rose globe lily
rose gold
rose golds
rose growers granuloma
rose gum
rose hip
rose hips
rose leek
rose mallow
rose moss
rose of Jericho
rose of Sharon (current term)
rose oil
rose oils
rose periwinkle
rose petal
rose petals
rose pink
rose quartz
rose spots
rose up
rose water
rose window
rose windows
rose wine
roseal

Literary usage of Rose of Sharon

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1. Geographic Influences in Old Testament Masterpieces by Laura Hulda Wild (1915)
"The particular flower mentioned in the Song of Songs as the rose of Sharon is by some supposed to be the rockrose found on Mount Carmel, although it is ..."

2. The Standard Oratorios: Their Stories, Their Music, and Their Composers; a by George Putnam Upton (1886)
"The rose of Sharon," a dramatic oratorio founded on the Song of Solomon, the words selected from the Scriptures and arranged by Joseph Bennett, ..."

3. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1891)
"rose of Sharon (The), Cant. ¡i. 1. Solomon says : ' I am the Ros« of Sharon. ... Christ is also called the rose of Sharon, ie the wild rose. ..."

4. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1910)
"CHAPTER XXX ORATORIOS OF ENGLISH COMPOSERS Musical Influences in England — Eminent British Musicians of the Day — Mackenzie's "rose of Sharon"— Other Living ..."

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