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.

Origin of rosé

1425–75; < French: literally, pink
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British Dictionary definitions for rosé (1 of 3)

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

British Dictionary definitions for rosé (2 of 3)

rose

1
/ (rəʊz) /

noun

verb

(tr) to make rose-coloured; cause to blush or redden

Derived Forms

roselike, adjective

Word Origin for rose

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

British Dictionary definitions for rosé (3 of 3)

rose

2
/ (rəʊz) /

verb

the past tense of rise
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Idioms and Phrases with rosé

rose


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

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