Meaning of ROSETTE in English


n.1 a rose-shaped ornament made usu. of ribbon and worn esp. as a supporter's badge, or as an award or the symbol of an award in a competition, esp. by a prizewinning animal.

2 Archit. a a carved or moulded ornament resembling or representing a rose. b a rose-window.

3 an object or symbol or arrangement of parts resembling a rose.

4 Biol. a a roselike cluster of parts. b markings resembling a rose.

5 a rose diamond.


rosetted adj.

Etymology: F dimin. of rose ROSE(1)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.