bois de rose
Definition of bois de rose
bois de roses\-ōzə̇z\ or
bois de rose\like singular\
1a : an important tropical American yellow timber derived chiefly from a tree (Aniba panurensis) of French Guiana b : any tree yielding bois de rose
2 : a grayish red that is yellower, lighter, and stronger than blush rose, yellower and deeper than apple-blossom, bluer and deeper than Pompeian red, and yellower and stronger than livid brown
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Origin and Etymology of bois de rose
French, literally, rose wood
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