Definition of rose cake in English:

rose cake

noun

  • 1A cake of compressed rose petals used as a perfume for linens, etc. Now historical.

  • 2A cake or sweetmeat flavoured with essence of roses or rose water, etc.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Peter Morwyng (d. ?1573), translator. From rose + cake.

Pronunciation

rose cake

/ˈrəʊz keɪk/