Definition of eglantine in English:

eglantine

Pronunciation: /ˈeɡlənˌtēn//ˈeɡlənˌtīn/

noun

  • another term for sweetbrier
    • ‘The Eglantine is the poet's flower.’
    • ‘Eglantine is a wonderful rose that is rarely see these days in commerce.’
    • ‘Species whose fruits are used both in Europe and Asia include the briar rose or dog rose, which is made into tea or tisane, and the eglantine.’

Origin

Middle English: from Old French eglantine, from Provençale aiglentina, based on Latin acus needle or aculeus prickle.

Pronunciation:

eglantine

/ˈeɡlənˌtēn//ˈeɡlənˌtīn/