Rosa canina

(redirected from Dog-rose)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
A perennial shrub that contains niacin, nicotinamide, organic acids, pectin, tannin, and vitamins B, C, E, and K; it is astringent, diuretic, laxative, and tonic, and has been used to heal wounds; it is a rich source of vitamin C, often supplied as rose hips

Rosa canina,

n See rose hips.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Great choices for a good-sized tree include 'Crimson Shower', with dark foliage offsetting crimson flowers, and 'Francis E Lester' for a wilder-looking flower like a super-sized dog-rose (both David Austin).
But I saw them coming on the opposite sidewalk, Moroccan collars under cheeks like dog-roses, with sky-blue skirts, and stiletto heels tapping out small, tender periods after their hopes.