christmas rose

Christ·mas ro·sé
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kris-muh s roh-zey]
    • /ˈkrɪs məs roʊˈzeɪ/
    • /ˈkrɪs.məs rəʊz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-muh s roh-zey]
    • /ˈkrɪs məs roʊˈzeɪ/

Definitions of christmas rose words

  • noun christmas rose an evergreen ranunculaceous plant, Helleborus niger, of S Europe and W Asia, with white or pinkish winter-blooming flowers 3
  • noun christmas rose a European hellebore, Helleborus niger, having evergreen leaves and white-to-purplish flowers that bloom in the winter. 1
  • noun christmas rose A plant that flowers near Christmas. 0

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Origin of christmas rose

First appearance:

before 1680
One of the 48% oldest English words
First recorded in 1680-90

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Christmas rose


christmas rose popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

christmas rose usage trend in Literature

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