Ro*sette (?), n. [F., dim. of
rose a rose. Cf. Roset.] 1. An
imitation of a rose by means of ribbon or other material, -- used as
an ornament or a badge.
2. (Arch.) An ornament in the form of a
rose or roundel, -much used in decoration.
3. A red color. See Roset.
4. A rose burner. See under
5. (Zoöl.) (a) Any
structure having a flowerlike form; especially, the group of five
broad ambulacra on the upper side of the spatangoid and clypeastroid
sea urchins. See Illust. of Spicule, and Sand
dollar, under Sand. (b) A
flowerlike color marking; as, the rosettes on the