Definition of ros solis in English:

ros solis

(also rossolis)


  • 1rare A sundew, a carnivorous plant of the genus Drosera ; = rosa solis .

  • 2A type of liqueur originally made with the juice of the sundew plant: = rosa solis .


Late 16th century; earliest use found in Henry Lyte (1529–1607), botanist and antiquary. From post-classical Latin ros solis the plant sundew from classical Latin rōs dew + sōlis, genitive of sōl sun, perhaps after Dutch zondauw, †sondauw.


ros solis

/rəʊz ˈsɒlɪs/