- of the rose family of plants
- like a rose
- rose-colored; rosy
Origin of rosaceousModern Latin rosaceus ; from Classical Latin made of roses
- Of or belonging to the rose family.
- Resembling the flower of a rose.
Origin of rosaceousFrom Latin rosāceus, made of roses, from rosa, rose.
(comparative more rosaceous, superlative most rosaceous)
- Of or pertaining to a rose, or a member of the Rosaceae family of plants.
- Resembling a rose.