Rose vs Lily - What's the difference?

rose | lily |


As proper nouns the difference between rose and lily

is that rose is rhone while lily is popular around 1900 and currently returning to favor.

rose

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) ). Possibly ultimately a derivation from a verb for "to grow" only attested in Indo-Iranian (*Hwardh-'', compare Sanskrit ''vardh- , with relatives in Avestan).

Noun

(s)
  • A shrub of the genus Rosa , with red, pink, white or yellow flowers.
  • A flower of the rose plant.
  • A plant or species in the rose family. (Rosaceae)
  • Something resembling a rose flower.
  • (heraldiccharge) The rose flower, usually depicted with five petals, five barbs, and a circular seed.
  • A purplish-red or pink colour, the colour of some rose flowers.
  • A round nozzle for a sprinkling can or hose.
  • The base of a light socket.
  • (mathematics) Any of various flower-like polar graphs of sinusoids or their squares.
  • (mathematics, graph theory) A graph with only one vertex.
  • Verb

    (ros)
  • (poetic) To make rose-coloured; to redden or flush.
  • * Shakespeare
  • A maid yet rosed over with the virgin crimson of modesty.
  • (poetic) To perfume, as with roses.
  • (Tennyson)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Having a purplish-red or pink colour. See rosy.
  • Derived terms

    * be not a bed of roses * bloom is off the rose * (cabbage rose) * (ceiling rose) * * (China rose) * Christmas rose * come up roses * compass rose * (damask rose) * desert rose * dog rose * English rose * guelder rose * (moss rose) * multiflora rose * musk rose * * (polyantha rose) * (rock-rose), (rock rose) ( ) * (rose acacia) * (rose apple) * (rose beetle) * rose bowl * (rose bug) * (rose campion) * rose chafer * rose cold * rose cut * rose fever * rose geranium * rose hip * (rose mallow) * (rose moss) * (rose of Jericho) * rose of Sharon * rose oil * (rose periwinkle) * rose petal * rose quartz * (rose slug) * rose topaz * rose water * rose window * rosebay rhododendron * (rose-breasted grosbeak) * rosebud * rosebush * rose-coloured glasses, rose-colored glasses * rosefinch * rosefish * rosegarden * rosehip * roseleaf * roseola * rose-petal, rosepetal * rose-pink * rose-red * roseroot * rose syrup * rose-tinted * rosette * rosewater * rosewood * rosy * (rugosa rose) * run for the roses * smell like a rose * (vern, Sturt's desert rose) * (tea rose) * the Wars of the Roses * under the rose * (wild rose) * wind rose

    See also

    * * Aaron's beard * amelanchier * attar/otto * blackberry * bramble * camellia * chamiso * chokeberry * cloudberry * compass card * floribunda * hardhack * hawthorn * Japanese quince * jetbead * Juneberry * lady's mantle * maccaboy * Madagascar periwinkle * mahaleb * mawar * meadowsweet * medlar * midsummer-men * mountain ash * moutain avens * namby-pamby * ninebark * parsley piert * rambler * serviceberry * shadblow * shadbush * silverweed * soapbark * spirea * strawberry * sweet briar * tormentil * viburnum * wild brier

    Etymology 2

    From rise.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (rise)
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Statistics

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    lily

    English

    (wikipedia lily)

    Noun

    (lilies)
  • Any of several flowers in the genus Lilium of the family Liliaceae, which includes a great many ornamental species.
  • Any of several species of herbaceous flower which may or may not resemble the genus Lilium in some way, and which are not closely related to it or each other.
  • (heraldiccharge) The flower used as a heraldic charge; also commonly used to describe the fleur-de-lis.
  • The end of a compass needle that should point north, traditionally often ornamented with the figure of a lily or fleur-de-lis.
  • * (rfdate) Sir Thomas Browne
  • But sailing further, it veers its lily to the west.

    Derived terms

    (Derived terms) * arum lily * belladonna lily * calla lily * cobra lily * day lily * Easter lily * fawn lily * lily of the field * lily of the valley * Mariposa lily * palm lily * rock lily * spider lily * star lily * tiger lily * trout lily * water lily

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (slang, derogatory) White (as a racial epithet).
  • * 1994 , Colleen Faulkner, Captive
  • "Can't you see I'm trying to save your lily ass?" "I don't want to be saved," Tess moaned as he hauled her up and into his lap with one beefy hand.

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