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Definitions for rosaceous
roʊˈzeɪ ʃəsrosa·ceous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rosaceousadjective

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Rosaceae

  2. rose, roseate, rosaceousadjective

    of something having a dusty purplish pink color

    "the roseate glow of dawn"

Wiktionary

  1. rosaceousadjective

    Of or pertaining to a rose, or a member of the Rosaceae family of plants.

  2. rosaceousadjective

    Resembling a rose.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rosaceousadjective

    of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Rosaceae) of which the rose is the type. It includes also the plums and cherries, meadowsweet, brambles, the strawberry, the hawthorn, applies, pears, service trees, and quinces

    Etymology: [L. rosaceus, fr. rosa rose.]

  2. Rosaceousadjective

    like a rose in shape or appearance; as, a rosaceous corolla

    Etymology: [L. rosaceus, fr. rosa rose.]

  3. Rosaceousadjective

    of a pure purpish pink color

    Etymology: [L. rosaceus, fr. rosa rose.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rosaceous

    rō-zā′shus, adj. (bot.) pertaining to the rose family: with the petals arranged like the rose.—ns. Rosā′rian, a rose-fancier; Rosā′rium, a rose-garden; Rō′sa-sō′lis, a cordial made with spirits and various flavourings.—adj. Rō′sāted, crowned with roses. [L. rosaceousrosa, a rose.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosaceous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosaceous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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