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Meaning of rosette

ro•sette

Pronunciation: (rō-zet'), [key]
— n.
  1. any arrangement, part, object, or formation more or less resembling a rose.
  2. a rose-shaped arrangement of ribbon or other material, used as an ornament or badge.
  3. an architectural ornament resembling a rose or having a generally circular combination of parts.
  4. a circular cluster of leaves or other organs.
  5. a broad ornamental head for a screw or nail.
    1. any of a number of disks of refined copper formed when cold water is thrown onto the molten metal.
    2. a rounded microconstituent of certain alloys.
  6. any of several diseases of plants, characterized by the crowding of the foliage into circular clusters owing to a shortening of the internodes of stems or branches, caused by fungi, viruses, or nutritional deficiencies.
  7. one of the compound spots on a leopard.

Ro•sette

Pronunciation: (rō-zet'), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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