Meaning of rosemary


Pronunciation: (rōz'mâr"ē, -mu-rē), [key]
— pl. -mar•ies.
  1. 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.


Pronunciation: (rōz'mâr"ē, -mu-rē), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name.
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