Rose-pink
Rose-pink Rose"-pink`, a. 1. Having a pink color like that of the rose, or like the pigment called rose pink. See {Rose pink}, under {Rose}. [1913 Webster]

2. Disposed to clothe everything with roseate hues; hence, sentimental. ``Rose-pink piety.'' --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rose pink — Rose Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rose pink — rose pink, adj. a light pinkish red color. [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • rose-pink — See rose pink. * * * …   Universalium

  • rose-pink — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: rose (II) + pink, adjective : of the color rose …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose pink — noun any of several pink flowered marsh plant of the eastern United States resembling a true centaury • Syn: ↑marsh pink, ↑bitter floom, ↑American centaury, ↑Sabbatia stellaris, ↑Sabbatia Angularis • Hypernyms: ↑sabbatia …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose pink — noun Date: 1849 a moderate pink …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tea-rose pink — noun see tea rose 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rose — Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rose acacia — Rose Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rose aniline — Rose Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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