Rosemary – Rosmarinus Officinalis

Question and Answer – Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis)



RosemaryI would appreciate it if you could tell me what is the equivalent in Spanish or Latin of “rosemary.” – Marco Antonio Panduro (Lima Peru, South America).



Rosemary = Rosmarinus Officinalis

The name is derived from Latin and means “dew of the sea.”  This is because the plant is indigenous to the Mediterranean area.

It has a slender leaf resembling pine needles and has a distinctive fresh flavor.  Italian cooks are devoted to rosemary, which is said to grow only in the gardens of the righteous.



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