Ancient Mystic Order Rosae Crucis
[ roh-zee-kroo-sis ]
/ ˈroʊ ziˈkru sɪs /
See under Rosicrucian(def 2). Abbreviation: AMORC
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Definition for ancient mystic order rosae crucis (2 of 2)
[ roh-zi-kroo-shuh n, roz-i- ]
/ ˌroʊ zɪˈkru ʃən, ˌrɒz ɪ- /
(in the 17th and 18th centuries) a person who belonged to a secret society laying claim to various forms of occult knowledge and power and professing esoteric principles of religion.
a member of any of several later or modern bodies or societies professing principles derived from or attributed to the earlier Rosicrucians, especially of an organization (Rosicrucian Order or Ancient Mystic Order Rosae Crucis) that is active in America.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Rosicrucians.
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British Dictionary definitions for ancient mystic order rosae crucis
/ (ˌrəʊzɪˈkruːʃən) /
a member of a society professing esoteric religious doctrines, venerating the emblems of the rose and Cross as symbols of Christ's Resurrection and Redemption, and claiming various occult powers
of, relating to, or designating the Rosicrucians or Rosicrucianism
Derived FormsRosicrucianism, noun
Word Origin for Rosicrucian
C17: from Latin Rosae Crucis Rose of the Cross, translation of the German name Christian Rosenkreuz, supposed founder of the society in the 15th century
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