From Middle English rosmary, rosemarye, alteration (based on rose + Mary) of earlier Middle English rosmarine, rosemaryn, partly from Old English rōsmarim (“rosemary”) and partly from Old French rosmarin; both from Latin rōsmarīnus, from rōs (“dew, moisture”) + marīnus (“marine, of the sea”).
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- A shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis, that originates from Europe and Asia Minor and produces a fragrant herb used in cooking and perfumes.
- rosmarine (obsolete)
- bog rosemary
- marsh rosemary (genus Limonium or species Rhododendron tomentosum)
- rosemary pine (Pinus taeda)
- rosmarinic acid