rosette (plural rosettes)
- An imitation of a rose by means of ribbon or other material, used especially as an ornament or a badge.
- (architecture) An ornament in the form of a rose or roundel, much used in decoration.
- (music) A decorative inlay surrounding the sound hole of a guitar.
- A red color.
- A rose burner.
- (botany) One or more whorls of leaves, clustered tightly at the base of a plant.
- (botany) A plant growth form in which the plant grows outward in all directions for a short distance, producing a small round shape.
- (zoology) Any structure having a flowerlike form; especially, the group of five broad ambulacra on the upper side of the spatangoid and clypeastroid sea urchins.
- (zoology) A flowerlike color marking, as on the leopard.
- A floral pattern in latte art.
- (medicine) A clustered formation of tumor cells.
- (cooking) A thin, cookie-like, deep-fried Scandinavian pastry, made using an iron, which resembles a rose blossom.
- (cooking) A rose shape piped using frosting, most commonly buttercream.
- A form of knot.
- A disc formed by throwing water on molten metal.
- Synonym: rondelle
- (oceanography) A rosette sampler.
- (pathology) Synonym of worm-star
- rosette bok choy
- rosette burner
- rosette sampler
- rosette scan
- rosette seeker
ornamental imitation of a rose
A red color
rose burner — see rose burner
botany: one or more whorls of leaves
zoology: structure having a flowerlike form
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “rosette”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)
rosette f (plural rosettes)
- → Polish: rozeta
- “rosette”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.