rozenkrans

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Etymology[edit]

Een rozenkrans
A rosary

roos +‎ -en- +‎ krans: from Middle Dutch rosencrans, from the plural of roos 'rose' + crans/krans 'wreath'

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Hyphenation: ro‧zen‧krans

Noun[edit]

Anglicaanse rozenkrans
Anglican rosary

rozenkrans m (plural rozenkransen, diminutive rozenkransje n)

  1. (literally) A wreath of roses
  2. The rosary, a Catholic prayer sequence, consisting of repetitions of Our Lady and Our Father
  3. A rosary, Catholic or Anglican prayer beads used to keep track of the above
  4. An object resembling the wreath:
    1. a deer's antlers' knobby edges
    2. the plant Gnaphalium dioicum alias Antennaria dioica
  5. A symbolical meaning of the wreath:
    1. youth
    2. virginity

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