Meaning of rosaceous


Pronunciation: (rō-zā'shus), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging to the plant family Rosaceae. Cf.
  2. having a corolla of five broad petals, like that of a rose.
  3. like a rose; roselike: rosaceous loveliness.
  4. rose-colored; rosy.
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