Definition of Rosebud

1. Noun. The bud of a rose.

Generic synonyms: Bud



2. Noun. (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl.
Category relationships: Literature
Generic synonyms: Fille, Girl, Miss, Missy, Young Lady, Young Woman

Definition of Rosebud

1. n. The flower of a rose before it opens, or when but partially open.

Definition of Rosebud

1. Noun. The bud of a rose. ¹

2. Noun. (British) A pretty young woman. ¹

3. Noun. (Cockney) a mouth ¹

4. Noun. (vulgar slang) an anus ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rosebud

1. the bud of a rose [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rosebud

rose window
rose windows
rose wine
roseal
roseate
roseate spoonbill
roseate tern
roseate terns
roseately
rosebay
rosebay willowherb
rosebay willowherbs
rosebays
rosebowl
rosebowls
rosebud (current term)
rosebud cherry
rosebud orchid
rosebuds
rosebush
rosebushes
rosed
rosedrop
rosedrops
rosefinch
rosefinches
rosefish
rosefishes
rosegarden
rosegardens

Literary usage of Rosebud

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1. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"U>w" give their permission and consent for the IndianĀ» of the Lower Brule Reservation, in South Dakota, who have left the same and settled upon the rosebud ..."

2. The Fighting Cheyennes by George Bird Grinnell (2004)
"XXV CROOK'S FIGHT ON THE rosebud 1876 IN 1874 General Custer led an expedition to the Black Hills of Dakota and prospectors who accompanied him discovered ..."

3. The Fighting Cheyennes by George Bird Grinnell (1915)
"Captain Bourke credits this attack to Crazy Horse, but, as a matter of fact, these Indians were Northern Cheyennes from the camp on the rosebud, ..."

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