Definition of Rose water

1. Noun. Perfume consisting of water scented with oil of roses.

Generic synonyms: Essence, Perfume



Definition of Rose water

1. Noun. The water-soluble portion of the distillate of rose petals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rose Water

rose hips
rose leek
rose mallow
rose moss
rose of Jericho
rose of Sharon
rose oil
rose oils
rose periwinkle
rose petal
rose petals
rose pink
rose quartz
rose spots
rose up
rose water (current term)
rose window
rose windows
rose wine
roseal
roseate
roseate spoonbill
roseate tern
roseate terns
roseately
rosebay
rosebay willowherb
rosebay willowherbs
rosebays
rosebowl

Literary usage of Rose water

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1. The American Rose Annual by American Rose Society (1920)
"How To Make Rose-Water.—Fill an aluminum tea-kettle half full, or a little more, of clear water; strew fresh rose petals from the most fragrant roses, ..."

2. The American Rose Annual by American Rose Society (1920)
"How To Make Rose-Water.—Fill an aluminum tea-kettle half full, or a little more, of clear water; strew fresh rose petals from the most fragrant roses, ..."

3. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"The wax is melted in the paraffine oil at about C0° C. The borax is dissolved in the rose water, which has been warmed to about the same temperature. ..."

4. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"A syrup is also made of this sort, but the chief use of it in England and France is to yield by distillation rose- water, the medical properties of which ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... ewers, and tall rose-water bottles. The lastre is generally used alone, and not, as in the Italian majolica, combined with other non-lustre pigments. ..."

6. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"... add half a pound of currans, a quarter of an ounce of mace ; boll them well, and then se;i*on them with rose-water and fine sugar, and serve them up. ..."

7. American Druggist (1890)
"If the operation is continued until 15 kilos of rose water are obtained, ... rose water is sometimes distilled from the yellowish tea rose known as the ..."

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