Etymology: A combination of Rose and Mary, referring to the flower as a symbol of Virgin Mary, first recorded in the eighteenth century. It is found in continental Europe as Rosemarie and Rosa Maria. After mid-nineteenth century when flower names became common it may also refer to the herb rosemary, Latin ros marinus "dew of the sea".
- (given name, female)
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noun rosemary (rosemaries)
- a shrub that originates from Europe ans Asia Minor and produces fragrant mint used in cooking and perfume, perfumes
Etymology: Latin ros marinus, dew of the sea
- Dutch: rozemarijn
- French: romarin
- German: Rosmarin
- Italian: rosmarino
- Spanish: romero
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