Variant of Rosicrucian
- any of a number of persons in the 17th and 18th cent. who professed to be members of a secret society said to have various sorts of occult lore and power
- a member of any of several later groups with doctrines and practices said to be based on those of these persons; esp., the Rosicrucian Order, or the Ancient Mystic Order Rosae Crucis (AMORC)
Origin: Rosicruc- (< L rosa, a rose + crux, gen. crucis, a cross), Latinized form of the Ger name of the reputed founder, Christian Rosenkreuz + -ian
- Rosicrucianism noun
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