any of several rhododendrons, as the great laurel of eastern North America or Rhododendron macrophyllum, of the west coast of North America.
British. the willow herb, Epilobium angustifolium.
(US) any of several rhododendrons, esp Rhododendron maximum of E North America
rosebay willowherb, a perennial onagraceous plant, Chamerion (formerly Epilobium) angustifolium, that has spikes of deep pink flowers and is widespread in open places throughout N temperate regions
another name for oleander
noun 1. rose chafer. 2. Fuller rose beetle.
- Rose bengal
rose bengal rose ben·gal (rōz’ běn-gôl’, běng-, běn’gəl, běng’-) n. A bluish-red dye used as a stain for bacteria, as a stain in the diagnosis of keratitis sicca, and in tests of liver function.
noun 1. a perforated metal box used as a strainer; strum.
- Rose-breasted grosbeak
[rohz-bres-tid] /ˈroʊzˌbrɛs tɪd/ noun 1. an American grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus, the male of which, in nuptial plumage, has a rose-pink triangular breast patch.