Definition of cabbage rose in English:

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cabbage rose

Pronunciation: /ˈkabij rōz/


A kind of rose with a large, round, compact double flower.
Example sentences
  • This rose and its varieties are closely related to the cabbage rose but have a ‘mossy ‘growth at the base of flowers and on the stem.’
  • A delicate disc lined with vintage silk, crowned with a cabbage rose and antique blusher veil, is perfect for sipping Martinis.
  • Older gardening books often refer to them as ‘peony roses’ because of their resemblance to the old fashioned cabbage rose.

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Syllabification: cab·bage rose

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