Rosemary

[ rohz-mair-ee, -muh-ree ]
/ ˈroʊzˌmɛər i, -mə ri /

noun

a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for rosemarys

rosemary
/ (ˈrəʊzmərɪ) /

noun plural -maries

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

Word Origin for rosemary

C15: earlier rosmarine, from Latin rōs dew + marīnus marine; modern form influenced by folk etymology, as if rose 1 + Mary
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