Definition of rosa solis in US English:

rosa solis


  • A cordial or liqueur originally made with the juice of the sundew plant, later from spiced and flavoured spirits.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


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.


rosa solis

/ˌrəʊzə ˈsəʊlɪs/