rosé

[ roh-zey ]
/ roʊˈzeɪ /

noun

a pink table wine in which the pale color is produced by removing the grape skins from the must before fermentation is completed.

Nearby words

  1. rosy,
  2. rosy finch,
  3. rosy pastor,
  4. roszak,
  5. roszak, theodore,
  6. rot,
  7. rot.,
  8. rota,
  9. rota bed,
  10. rotachute

Origin of rosé

1425–75; < French: literally, pink

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British Dictionary definitions for rosé

rosé

/ (ˈrəʊzeɪ) /

noun

any pink wine, made either by removing the skins of red grapes after only a little colour has been extracted or by mixing red and white wines

Word Origin for rosé

C19: from French, literally: pink, from Latin rosa rose 1

rose

1
/ (rəʊz) /

noun

verb

(tr) to make rose-coloured; cause to blush or redden
Derived Formsroselike, adjective

Word Origin for rose

Old English, from Latin rosa, probably from Greek rhodon rose

rose

2
/ (rəʊz) /

verb

the past tense of rise
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Word Origin and History for rosé
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Idioms and Phrases with rosé

rose

see bed of roses; come up roses; see through rose-colored glasses.

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