Definitions for "Rose hip"
Keywords:  jelly, haw, flavonoids, jams, ripe
the fruit of a rose plant
Rose hips are the cherry-sized, bright red fruits that remain after the rose petals have fallen off. These contain vitamin C and flavonoids. The herb is used for colds and flu. Most of the vitamins may be lost if the herb is dried.
The aggregate fruit of the rose plant, consisting of several dry fruitlets enclosed by the enlarged, fleshy, usually red floral cup that is used for jelly or tea.