Eglantine definition

egləntīn, egləntēn
A European rose (Rosa eglanteria) with hooked spines, sweet-scented leaves, and usually pink flowers; sweetbrier: naturalized in W U.S.
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A Eurasian rose, Rosa eglanteria, having prickly stems, fragrant leaves, pink flowers and red hips.
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Noun

Singular:
eglantine
Plural:
eglantines

Origin of eglantine

  • From French églantine

    From Wiktionary