Meaning of Zéphirine Drouhin in English:

Zéphirine Drouhin

(also Zephirine Drouhin, Zephyrine Drouhin, Zéphyrine Drouhin)

Pronunciation /ˌzeɪfɪriːn ˈdruːã/ /ˌzɛfɪriːn ˈdruːã/

noun

  • A variety of thornless climbing Bourbon rose having fragrant pink flowers, first introduced in France in 1868.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society. From French Zéphirine Drouhin from Zéphirine Drouhin, the name of the wife of a rose-lover from Semur-en-Auxois (department of Côte-d'Or).