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 for Rosemary
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: widely cultivated for its fragrant grey-green leaves used
           in cooking and in perfumery [syn: rosemary, Rosmarinus
      2: extremely pungent leaves used fresh or dried as seasoning for
         especially meats

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