American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
The queen of flowers, highly esteemed in its native East for its fragrance, and the beauty of its form and colors. Several varieties of wild rose are still found in Palestine. The "rose of Sharon," sacredly associated with the heavenly Bridegroom, Song of Song of Solomon 2:1 Isaiah 35:1 , appears from the derivation of its Hebrew name to have been a bulbous plant; and is generally believed, in accordance with the ancient versions, to denote a plant of the narcissus family, perhaps the meadow-saffron, which grows in rich profusion on the plain of Sharon.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Rose'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/r/rose.html. 1859.