Rosa Definition

rōzə; It pzä
proper name
Mountain in the Pennine Alps, on the Swiss-Italian border: 15,217 ft (4,638 m)
Webster's New World
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pronoun

A female given name ; a Latinized variant of Rose.

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verb

(slang, Australia) To hide, vanish, shadow.

Weren't we meant to have dinner with Jane?
No, she unfortunately had to rosa.
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noun

(slang, Australia) No-show, someone who does not show up as expected.

Every time we organise to have dinner, she never turns up.
I know, she is such a rosa.
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Synonyms:
  • genus Rosa
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Origin of Rosa

  • Believed to derive from the name of the Australian native bird rosella (genus Platycercus), a small parrot noted for its ability to vanish when the need arises.

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  • From Latin rosa (“rose").

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