One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Having a rose-shaped head; specifically (of a nail) having a rose head.
2Designating either of two green parakeets with pink or red on the head: (a) the blossom-headed parakeet of South Asia, Psittacula roseata, whose head shades from rosy-pink to bluish-lilac; (b) the rose-crowned conure of Venezuela, Pyrrhura rhodocephala, which has a reddish crown and tail.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in The London Gazette. From rose + headed.
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