Associations to the word «Rosa»

Wiktionary

ROSA, verb. (slang) (Australia) to hide, vanish, shadow
ROSA, noun. (slang) (Australia) no-show, someone who does not show up as expected
ROSA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Rosaceae   — the roses.
ROSA, proper noun. A female given name ; a Latinized variant of Rose.
ROSA BLANDA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rosaceae   — the smooth rose, native to north central and northeastern North America, especially in prairie.
ROSA CANINA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rosaceae   — dog rose.
ROSA MULTIFLORA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rosaceae   — the multiflora rose, native to East Asia, now invasive in the Eastern United States.
ROSA PENDULINA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rosaceae   — the alpine rose.
ROSA SETIGERA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Rosaceae   — the climbing rose, native to temperate eastern and central North America.

Dictionary definition

ROSA, noun. Large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses.

Wise words

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