multiflora rosemul·ti·flo·ra rose
a rose (Rosa multiflora) with thick clusters of small flowers, grown esp. for hedges
A climbing or sprawling shrub (Rosa multiflora) native to East Asia, having clusters of small fragrant flowers. It was used as a rootstock for many horticultural varieties and is weedy in North America.
Origin of multiflora rosePartial translation of New Latin Rosa multiflōra species name Latin rosa rose Late Latin multiflōra feminine of multiflōrus multiflorous (Latin multi- multi- ) (Latin flōs flōr- flower ; see Flora . )