Latin edit

Etymology edit

From rosa (rose) +‎ -āceus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

rosāceus (feminine rosācea, neuter rosāceum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. made of roses
  2. having the colour or fragrance of roses

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative rosāceus rosācea rosāceum rosāceī rosāceae rosācea
Genitive rosāceī rosāceae rosāceī rosāceōrum rosāceārum rosāceōrum
Dative rosāceō rosāceō rosāceīs
Accusative rosāceum rosāceam rosāceum rosāceōs rosāceās rosācea
Ablative rosāceō rosāceā rosāceō rosāceīs
Vocative rosācee rosācea rosāceum rosāceī rosāceae rosācea

Descendants edit

  • English: rosaceous
  • Spanish: rosáceo

See also edit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     albus, candidus, subalbus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus, blancus (ML.)      glaucus, rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinerāceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      niger, āter, piceus, furvus
             ruber, rūbidus, rūfus, rubicundus, russus, rubrīcus, pūniceusmurrinus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, aurantius, aurantiacus; fuscus, suffuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx, castaneus, aquilus, fulvus, brunneus (ML.)              flāvus, sufflāvus, flāvidus, fulvus, lūteus, gilvus, helvus, croceus, pallidus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), caesius, blāvus (LL.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

References edit

  • rosaceus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rosaceus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • rosaceus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016