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Word origin of 'Rosamond'
< OFr Rosamonde
or Sp Rosamunda
< ML Rosamunda,
as if < L rosa munda,
clean rose, but ult. < OHG Hrosmund
< Gmc hros, horse
hand, protection: see manual