Rosicrucian

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

Definition of Rosicrucian 

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

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

Other Words from Rosicrucian

Rosicrucian adjective
Rosicrucianism \ˌrō-​zə-​ˈkrü-​shə-​ˌni-​zəm, ˌrä-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Rosicrucian

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Rosicrucian

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

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