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Anastatica Hierochuntica 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 Anastatica from wikipedia
is a monotypic genus
with the type species Anastatica
hierochuntica. The genus
is a member
of the family
Br****icaceae (formerly Cruciferae)...
maritima, Lepidium, and a resurrection
form tumbleweeds. In the Caryophyllaceae, the garden plant
- survive extreme
dehydration, even over months
or years. Examples
hierochuntica, also known
as the Rose of Jericho, a plant species
long duration. Some examples
of resurrection plants include
the Anastatica hierochuntica plant
or more commonly known
as the Rose of Jericho, as...
- Dinosaur plant
is a common
name for several plants
and may refer
of North Africa Pallenis
hierochuntica, a sunflower...
- or Jericho
rose may refer
to: Rose of Sharon Anastatica
, a monotypic genus
with the type species Anastatica hierochuntica Selaginella
lepidophylla, a species...
- a species
that is notable
plant. Anastatica hierochuntica
(Michon) Greuter". African
in Vienna. Giornale della Reale Ducale Brigata
Estense, Ristampa anastatica Aedes
1977 Gian Carlo
Montanari, I Fedelissimi
- feminine given
, a genus
of resurrection plant
- flower, and doradilla. Selaginella lepidophylla
is not to be confused
. Both species
are resurrection plants
and form tumbleweeds. They share...
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