Rosicrucian


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Ro·si·cru·cian

 (rō′zĭ-kro͞o′shən, rŏz′ĭ-)
n.
1. A member of one of several international organizations such as the Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis, devoted to the study of ancient mystical, philosophical, and religious doctrines and concerned with the application of these doctrines to modern life.
2. A member of any of several secret organizations or orders of the 1600s and 1700s concerned with the study of religious mysticism and professing esoteric religious beliefs.
adj.
Of or relating to Rosicrucians or their philosophy.

[From New Latin (Frāter) Rosae Crucis, (Brother) of the Cross of the Rose, translation of German Rosenkreutz, surname of the traditional founder of the society.]

Ro′si·cru′cian·ism n.

Rosicrucian

(ˌrəʊzɪˈkruːʃən)
n
(Christian Churches, other) a member of a society professing esoteric religious doctrines, venerating the emblems of the rose and Cross as symbols of Christ's Resurrection and Redemption, and claiming various occult powers
adj
(Christian Churches, other) of, relating to, or designating the Rosicrucians or Rosicrucianism
[C17: from Latin Rosae Crucis Rose of the Cross, translation of the German name Christian Rosenkreuz, supposed founder of the society in the 15th century]
ˌRosiˈcrucianism n

Ro•si•cru•cian

(ˌroʊ zɪˈkru ʃən, ˌrɒz ɪ-)

n.
1. a member of an international society professing esoteric religious principles and emphasizing occult knowledge and powers.
adj.
2. characteristic of the Rosicrucians.
[1615–25; < Latin Rosicruc- (Latinized form of Christian Rosenkreuz, alleged 15th-century founder of the society =ros(a) rose1 + -i- -i- + cruc- (s. of crux) cross) + -ian]
Ro`si•cru′cian•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rosicrucian - a member of any of various organizations that subsequently derived from the 17th-century society
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
2.Rosicrucian - a member of a secret 17th-century society of philosophers and scholars versed in mystical and metaphysical and alchemical lore
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
Adj.1.Rosicrucian - of or relating to the Rosicrucians
Translations
rosicrucien

Rosicrucian

[ˌrəʊzɪˈkruːʃən]
A. Nrosacruz mf
B. ADJrosacruz

Rosicrucian

nRosenkreu(t)zer m
adjder Rosenkreu(t)zer
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(Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Brazen Crown, Perpetual Arch-Master of the Rosicrucian Masons of Mesopotamia; Attached (in Honorary Capacities) to Societies Musical, Societies Medical, Societies Philosophical, and Societies General Benevolent, throughout Europe; etc.
I have also had reason to do a critical audit of, for instance, the Grail Message and even the Rosicrucian Order.
The Rosicrucian Order published a book in 1931 titled 'Lemuria, The Lost Continent of the Pacific' by Wishar S.
In addition to that, in college my roommate was Rosicrucian, and we used to talk about all things esoteric.
In the Rosicrucian tradition he is believed to be evil only because the malevolent devil manipulates its "simple and benevolent feelings...
The Salon de la Rose+Croix (R+C) was an annual exhibition established in Paris by the eccentric French author and critic Josephin Peladan to represent the doctrines of his Rosicrucian order--a fraternal, esoteric religious sect.
Abolitionists like Sojourner Truth and Pascal Beverly Randolph moved in spiritualist circles (the latter went on to found an American branch of the Rosicrucian movement.)
When he began to write in early youth, one of his aunts, a Rosicrucian, told him, "This is very lazy of you.
He is dedicated to the Masons, the Shriners, the Rosicrucian Order and Self-Realization Fellowship.
Second, although little is known of Newton's involvement in "secret societies," he has been obviously in contact with the Rosicrucian movement and Freemasonry.
The fourth chapter covers the Rosicrucian mysticism of Henry and Thomas Vaughan.
In the last analysis, therefore, it is unclear who the actual author of this poem is, but Wunder's book evidences precisely the occult vein in Keats's thought that would qualify the British poet as being a mystic and a possible creator of such verse that is imbued with knowledge Hermetic/esoteric in nature--the poet of the sonnet entitled The poet is actually, it would seem, a Rosicrucian (Wunder 2008: 69).