damastroos

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From damast 'Damascene' (from French damas, from Damas meaning and from French Damascus, the Syrian city) + roos 'rose'

NounEdit

damastroos f (plural damastrozen, diminutive damastroosje n)

  1. (botany) The damask rose, Rosa × damascena, a source of attar and major rose breeding ancestor, notably of hybrid perpetual roses

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 01:27