Definition of multiflora in English:


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Pronunciation: /mʌltɪˈflɔːrə
(also multiflora rose)


  • An East Asian shrubby or climbing rose which bears clusters of small single pink or white flowers.
    • Rosa multiflora, family Rosaceae
    More example sentences
    • Multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora Thunb.) was the fifth-most problematic species.
    • Rosa multiflora is the only species of the nine that is currently listed on West Virginia's noxious weed list.
    • The lush, wild growth of holly, privet, hawthorn and multiflora rose hedge simulate a natural environment while providing excellent building sites, offering shelter and secluded perching and providing escape routes when necessary.


early 19th century: from late Latin, feminine of multiflorus 'bearing many flowers'.

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