ashes of rose

or ashes of roses

Definition of ashes of rose

1 : a variable color averaging a light grayish red that is yellower and very slightly darker than livid violet

called also rose gray

2 of textiles : a grayish purplish red that is redder and slightly darker than tourmaline pink

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“Ashes of rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ashes%20of%20rose. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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