Definition of Rose fly. Meaning of Rose fly. Synonyms of Rose fly
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Definition of Rose fly
Rose fly Rose de Pompadour, Rose du Barry, names succesively given
to a delicate rose color used on S[`e]vres porcelain.
Rose diamond, a diamond, one side of which is flat, and the
other cut into twenty-four triangular facets in two ranges
which form a convex face pointed at the top. Cf.
Rose ear. See under Ear.
Rose elder (Bot.), the Guelder-rose.
Rose engine, a machine, or an appendage to a turning lathe,
by which a surface or wood, metal, etc., is engraved with
a variety of curved lines. --Craig.
Rose family (Bot.) the Rosece[ae]. See Rosaceous.
Rose fever (Med.), rose cold.
Rose fly (Zo["o]l.), a rose betle, or rose chafer.
Rose gall (Zo["o]l.), any gall found on rosebushes. See
Rose knot, a ribbon, or other pliade band plaited so as to
resemble a rose; a rosette.
Rose lake, Rose madder, a rich tint prepared from lac and
madder precipitated on an earthy basis. --Fairholt.
Rose mallow. (Bot.)
(a) A name of several malvaceous plants of the genus
Hibiscus, with large rose-colored flowers.
(b) the hollyhock.
Rose nail, a nail with a convex, faceted head.
Rose noble, an ancient English gold coin, stamped with the
figure of a rose, first struck in the reign of Edward
III., and current at 6s. 8d. --Sir W. Scott.
Rose of China. (Bot.) See China rose
(b), under China.
Rose of Jericho (Bot.), a Syrian cruciferous plant
(Anastatica Hierochuntica) which rolls up when dry, and
expands again when moistened; -- called also resurrection
Rose of Sharon (Bot.), an ornamental malvaceous shrub
(Hibiscus Syriacus). In the Bible the name is used for
some flower not yet identified, perhaps a Narcissus, or
possibly the great lotus flower.
Rose oil (Chem.), the yellow essential oil extracted from
various species of rose blossoms, and forming the chief
part of attar of roses.
Rose pink, a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk
or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also,
the color of the pigment.
Rose quartz (Min.), a variety of quartz which is rose-red.
Rose rash. (Med.) Same as Roseola.
Rose slug (Zo["o]l.), the small green larva of a black
sawfly (Selandria ros[ae]). These larv[ae] feed in
groups on the parenchyma of the leaves of rosebushes, and
are often abundant and very destructive.
Rose window (Arch.), a circular window filled with
ornamental tracery. Called also Catherine wheel, and
marigold window. Cf. wheel window, under Wheel.
Summer rose (Med.), a variety of roseola. See Roseola.
Under the rose [a translation of L. sub rosa], in secret;
privately; in a manner that forbids disclosure; -- the
rose being among the ancients the symbol of secrecy, and
hung up at entertainments as a token that nothing there
said was to be divulged.
Wars of the Roses (Eng. Hist.), feuds between the Houses of
York and Lancaster, the white rose being the badge of the
House of York, and the red rose of the House of Lancaster.
Meaning of Rose fly from wikipedia
- guard ships
fly a state ensign
of blue with the national
flag in the canton, charged
with an eight-pointed red and white compass
squad: earl rose fly-half griquas rugby
, morgan newman centre
, deon van rensburg centre lions
, bjorn basson
- 'fly, robin, fly' is a 1975 record
by the german group silver convention
. in the united states
, it rose to 1 on the billboard
- earl rose (born 12 january
, cape town ) is a south africa
n rugby union player
keen on fly-half , features
- 'there was once an old lady who swallowed
a fly' (alternatively 'i know an old lady the lyrics
by rose bonne probably
- the album features cover version
s of 'the rose ' and 'i believe
i can fly ' and original songs
like 'i wish that' and 'pray for a better
- a fly-killing device
is used for pest control
insects, such as in response, a schoolteacher named frank
h. rose created
- he could
also play at fly-half . he made his international debut against south africa
on 30 november
1996 in paris
, and rose to
- field maple
and rowan while
the understorey contains shrub species including hazel
rose , elder
and fly honeysuckle
- know an old lady who swallowed
a fly (with lyrics
by rose bonne which
was later recorded
by burl ives , peter
paul and mary and many others.