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rose hips

 

Definition: the fruit or berries from wild rose bushes and in particular Rosa canina, R. gallica, R. condita, and R. rugosa, (family Rosaceae). A rich source of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

Synonym(s): hipberries

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