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- a variety of the cabbage rose with a roughened, mossy flower stalk and calyx
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A variety of rose (Rosa centifolia) native to the Caucasus, having a mossy flower stalk and calyx and fragrant pink flowers, used as a source of attar.