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Rosaceous  adj.  
Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Rosaceae) of which the rose is the type. It includes also the plums and cherries, meadowsweet, brambles, the strawberry, the hawthorn, applies, pears, service trees, and quinces.
Like a rose in shape or appearance; as, a rosaceous corolla.
Of a pure purpish pink color.

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"Rosaceous" Quotes from Famous Books

... had already darted into the spacious porch whose lofty, vaulted ceiling was adorned with coffers displaying a rosaceous pattern. However, a veritable manure heap covered such marble slabs as had already been laid in the vestibule, whilst the steps of the monumental stone staircase with sculptured balustrade were already cracked and so grimy that they seemed almost black. On all sides appeared the greasy stains ...
— The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete - Lourdes, Rome and Paris • Emile Zola

Words linked to "Rosaceous" :   Rosaceae, chromatic, rose

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