Definition of roset in English:

roset

noun

Scottish
  • 1Resin.

  • 2Rosin, especially rubbed on a violin bow or a shoemaker's thread.

noun

  • Rosette. Now rare.

verb

Scottish
  • with object To rub (especially a violin bow) with rosin.

Origin

Late Middle English. Variant of rosin, or perhaps immediately of rosil; perhaps compare -et<br>late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Probably partly from roset, and partly from rose + -et, partly after French rosette rosette<br>late 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Fergusson (1750–1774), poet. From roset.

Pronunciation

roset

/ˈrɒzɪt/