Definition of Rosmarinus
1. Noun. Rosemary.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Rosemary, Rosmarinus Officinalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rosmarinus
Literary usage of Rosmarinus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical, Medicinal by Henry Phillips (1822)
"THE Greeks named this plant from the perfume being similar to frankincense, which they called A/&UW. In Latin it was called rosmarinus and ..."
2. A Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges by Oliver Rivington Willis (1894)
"rosmarinus, L. (Rosemary, Dew of the Sea.) Calyx bell-shaped, slightly compressed, ... rosmarinus is compounded of the Latin words ros, " dew," and marinas, ..."