famille rose

noun

fa·​mille rose fə-ˈmē- How to pronounce famille rose (audio)
: Chinese porcelain in the decoration of which a rose color predominates

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, rose family

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of famille rose was in 1868

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“Famille rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/famille%20rose. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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