Rosemary pine
Rosemary Rose"ma*ry, n. [OE. rosmarine, L. rosmarinus; ros dew (cf. Russ. rosa, Lith. rasa, Skr. rasa juice) + marinus marine: cf. F. romarin. In English the word has been changed as if it meant the rose of Mary. See {Marine}.] A labiate shrub ({Rosmarinus officinalis}) with narrow grayish leaves, growing native in the southern part of France, Spain, and Italy, also in Asia Minor and in China. It has a fragrant smell, and a warm, pungent, bitterish taste. It is used in cookery, perfumery, etc., and is an emblem of fidelity or constancy. [1913 Webster]

There's rosemary, that's for remembrance. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Marsh rosemary}. (a) A little shrub (Andromeda polifolia) growing in cold swamps and having leaves like those of the rosemary. (b) See under {Marsh}.

{Rosemary pine}, the loblolly pine. See under {Loblolly}. [1913 Webster]


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