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Rosicrucian

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noun Ro·si·cru·cian \ˌrō-zə-ˈkrü-shən, ˌrä-\

Definition of Rosicrucian

  1. 1 :  an adherent of a 17th and 18th century movement professing esoteric and occult wisdom with emphasis on mysticism and spiritual enlightenment

  2. 2 :  a member of one of several organizations held to be descended from the Rosicrucians

Rosicrucian adjective
Ro·si·cru·cian·ism play \-shə-ˌni-zəm\ noun


Origin of rosicrucian

Christian Rosenkreutz (New Latin Rosae Crucis) reputed 15th century founder of the movement


First Known Use: 1624


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