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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips.

Usage examples (34)
  • He could think of nothing but an old familiar hedge of eglantine.
  • But Sidonie cared no more for lilies of the valley than for eglantine.
  • The violet and the eglantine over the riven earth their flowers entwine.
  • Tiny, perfect women sat reading on turfed seats under bowers of eglantine. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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