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Rose

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
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See also rose, rosé, and rosë

English

Etymology

Medieval vernacular form of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Rosa "rose". Later associated with the flower names that first became popular in the end of the 19th century. Also a nickname for names beginning with Rose-/Rosa-.

Proper noun

Singular
Rose

Plural
-

Rose

  1. A female given name.

Quotations

  • 1599, William Shakespeare, As You Like It: Act I, Scene II:
    Celia.- - - Therefore, my sweet Rose, my dear Rose, be merry.
    Rosalind. From henceforth I will, coz, and devise sports.

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French

Proper noun

Rose

  1. A female given name, cognate to Rose.

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German

Etymology

Old High German rōsa

Pronunciation

Noun

Rose f. (genitive Rose, plural Rosen)

  1. rose

Proper noun

Rose [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Rose]]

  1. A female given name, a variant of Rosa

Derived terms

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