Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person with expertise or a special interest in the cultivation of roses.

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  • n. An expert in the cultivation and propagation of roses

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cultivator of roses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cultivator of roses; a rose-grower; a rose-fancier.
  • n. [capitalized] A member of the Fraternity of the Rosary.

Etymologies

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From Latin rosarius ("relating to roses") (from rosa) +‎ -an

Examples

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  • Sub-rosa assassins and spies

    Must find a non-threatening guise -

    A helpful Rotarian

    Or harmless rosarian -

    To lead astray curious eyes.

    November 8, 2017