an evergreen shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis, of the mint family, native to the Mediterranean region, having leathery, narrow leaves and pale-blue, bell-shaped flowers, used as a seasoning and in perfumery and medicine: a traditional symbol of remembrance.
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a female given name.
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How to use rosemary in a sentence
Ours relied on toddler words from when my youngest sister, rosemary, was little.
In Mediterranean cooking this trifecta features in all sorts of dishes, including rosemary roasted chicken, pastas, and vegetables.
While they were busy setting that up, I sandwiched together the mushroom caps, cheese, and rosemary, and laid them between two sheets of foil.I Nearly Set My House on Fire Trying to Make the Lightning Mushroom From ‘Ratatouille’ | Jaya Saxena | September 27, 2021 | Eater
Add ice and shake, strain into a rocks glass over a large cube of ice, and garnish with the burned rosemary.Add These 5 Backcountry Lodges to Your Adventure Bucket List | elessard | August 12, 2021 | Outside Online
Now, she adds bolder ingredients to her ground turkey dishes, such as ginger, scallions, garlic or ground rosemary.
After rosemary offers me some tea, I sit down on the couch with Downey Sr. to discuss his astonishing life, and career.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby | Marlow Stern | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Today all of “these girls are living their lives in dignity, using needles and sewing machines,” said Sister rosemary.
Sister rosemary Nyirumbe is a nun of the Sacred Heart who rescues young girls from sexual slavery and rebel attacks in Uganda.
In April 2013, Travis County's District Attorney, rosemary Lehmberg was arrested for and pleaded guilty to driving while drunk.
He seems undaunted at tackling a number previously vocalized by the likes of Nat King Cole, rosemary Clooney, and Sammy Davis Jr.
rosemary shook her head doubtfully, and her falling hair of pale, shimmering gold waved like a wheat-field shaken by a breeze.
rosemary flitted about like a will o' the wisp, and finally went to the window, where she stood looking wistfully out.
Little thrills of excitement running from rosemary's fingers to her toes felt like vibrating wires.
"I do think Angel would surely want me to go, if she knew," thought rosemary.
Now an automobile was a marvellous dragon for rosemary, and she could never see too many for her pleasure.
British Dictionary definitions for rosemary
an aromatic European shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis, widely cultivated for its grey-green evergreen leaves, which are used in cookery for flavouring and yield a fragrant oil used in the manufacture of perfumes: family Lamiaceae (labiates). It is the traditional flower of remembrance
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