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macartney rose

Ma·cart·ney rose
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [muh-kahrt-nee]
    • /məˈkɑrt ni/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [muh-kahrt-nee]
    • /məˈkɑrt ni/

Definition of macartney rose words

  • noun macartney rose a trailing or climbing evergreen rose, Rosa bracteata, of China, having shiny leaves and large, solitary white flowers. 1

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Origin of macartney rose

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15; named after George, 1st Earl Macartney (1737-1806), British diplomat

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Parts of speech for Macartney rose

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
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preposition
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macartney 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 61% 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.

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