Definition of Rose family

1. Noun. A large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rose Family

rose apple
rose bay
rose bed
rose beetle
rose bengal
rose bengal radioactive test
rose bug
rose burner
rose campion
rose cephalic tetanus
rose chafer
rose chafers
rose chestnut
rose cold
rose curve
rose family (current term)
rose fish
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

Literary usage of Rose family

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"ROCK-rose family. Shrubs or low woody herbs, with alternate or opposite simple leaves, and solitary racemose clustered or paniculate flowers. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"ROCK-rose family. Shrubs or low woody herbs, with alternate or opposite simple leaves, and solitary racemose clustered or paniculate flowers. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"ROCK-rose family. Shrubs or low woody herbs, with alternate or opposite simple leaves, and solitary racemose clustered or paniculate flowers. ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"... bodily heirs," then to the rose family, Indicating a purpose for them to have the property If children were born, although they did not live to be 21. ..."

5. Forestry in Minnesota by Samuel Bowdlear Green, Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota (1902)
"rose family. A large family of trees, shrubs and herbs, including many of our cultivated fruits and ornamental plants. Genus PYRUS. ..."

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