rosaceous definition by Webster's New World
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- of the rose family of plants
- like a rose
- rose-colored; rosy
Origin: Modern Latin rosaceus ; from Classical Latin made of roses
rosaceous definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of or belonging to the rose family.
- Resembling the flower of a rose.
Origin: From Latin rosāceus, made of roses, from rosa, rose.