Definition of centifolia in English:

centifolia

noun

  • A rose of a variety having many-petalled flowers; specifically the cultivated hybrid rose Rosa × centifolia, having large, fragrant, globular flowers with many overlapping petals.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Parkinson (1566/7–1650), apothecary and herbalist. From classical Latin centifolia (in rosa centifolia), feminine of centifolius.

Pronunciation

centifolia

/ˌsɛntɪˈfəʊlɪə/