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Noun: mal de la rosa
  1. A disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alcoholism or other nutritional impairments
    - pellagra, Alpine scurvy, mal rosso, maidism, mayidism, Saint Ignatius' itch
Adverb: sub rosa  súb row-zu
  1. In secret or covertly
    "held a meeting sub rosa to avoid general criticism"
Noun: Rosa  row-zu
  1. Large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses
    - genus Rosa

Derived forms: Rosas

Type of: avitaminosis, hypovitaminosis, rosid dicot genus

Part of: family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family

Encyclopedia: Sub rosa

Rosa, David