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English definition of “rose”

rose

noun [C] (PLANT)   /roʊz/
a plant with pleasant-smelling flowers and thorns (= sharp points) on its stems, or a flower from this plant: a bunch of roses I am planting roses this year.
(Definition of rose noun (PLANT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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