an Asian plant, Anastatica hierochuntica, of the mustard family, which, after drying and curling up, expands when moistened.
rose of Jericho
another name for the resurrection plant
noun 1. Also called althea. a widely cultivated shrub or small tree, Hibiscus syriacus, of the mallow family, having showy white, reddish or purplish flowers. 2. Also called Aaron’s-beard. a St.-John’s-wort, Hypericum calycinum, having evergreen foliage and showy yellow flowers. 3. a plant mentioned in the Bible. Song of Solomon 2:1. rose of Sharon noun […]
noun 1. a pale yellow, green, or red, volatile, fragrant, sweet-tasting liquid, obtained by steam distillation from fresh roses, especially damask roses: used in flavoring and perfume.
noun, Pathology. 1. a kind of rose-colored rash. 2. rubella. noun (pathol) 1. a feverish condition of young children that lasts for some five days during the last two of which the patient has a rose-coloured rash. It is caused by the human herpes virus 2. any red skin eruption or rash roseola ro·se·o·la (rō-zē’ə-lə, […]
- Roseola infantum
roseola infantum roseola in·fan·tum (ĭn-fān’təm) n. See exanthema subitum.