Definition of rosa solis in English:

rosa solis

noun

  • A cordial or liqueur originally made with the juice of the sundew plant, later from spiced and flavoured spirits. Also figurative. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Will of Simon Smyth. Alteration of post-classical Latin ros solis ros solis, after classical Latin rosa rose.

Pronunciation

rosa solis

/ˌrəʊzə ˈsəʊlɪs/