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This name derives from the Old French “aiglantin > églantine”, which ultimately derives from the Latin “ăcŭs > ăcŭlĕus”, meaning “plant thorn, pungent, prickle, sting, needle, hair pin”. The modern meaning is "sweet brier". The Eglantine rose is a species of rose native to Europe and western Asia.

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