Meaning of ROSETTE in English


noun Etymology: French, literally, small rose, from Old French, from rose, from Latin rosa Date: 1790 an ornament usually made of material gathered or pleated so as to resemble a rose and worn as a badge of office, as evidence of having won a decoration (as the Medal of Honor), or as trimming, a disk of foliage or a floral design usually in relief used as a decorative motif, a structure or color marking on an animal suggestive of a ~, a cluster of leaves in crowded circles or spirals arising basally from a crown (as in the dandelion) or apically from an axis with greatly shortened internodes (as in many tropical palms), a food decoration or garnish in the shape of a rose

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