Meaning of ROSETTE in English

ROSETTE

■ noun

1》 a rose-shaped decoration, typically made of ribbon, worn by supporters of a team or political party or awarded as a prize.

2》 a design or growth resembling a rose.

↘ Architecture a carved or moulded ornament resembling or representing a rose.

3》 a radiating arrangement of horizontally spreading leaves at the base of a low-growing plant.

4》 a rose diamond.

Derivatives

~d adjective

Origin

C18: from Fr., dimin. of rose (see rose 1 ).

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