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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eg·lan·tine /ˈɛglənˌtaɪn, ˌtin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Eg·lan·tine n.  Bot. (a) A species of rose (Rosa Eglanteria), with fragrant foliage and flowers of various colors. (b) The sweetbrier (R. rubiginosa).
 Note:Milton, in the following lines, has applied the name to some twining plant, perhaps the honeysuckle.
 Through the sweetbrier, or the vine,
 Or the twisted eglantine.   --L'Allegro, 47.
 “In our early writers and in Gerarde and the herbalists, it was a shrub with white flowers.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and
          bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips [syn: sweetbrier,
           sweetbriar, brier, briar, Rosa eglanteria]