rose d'althaea

noun, often capitalized A rose d'al·thaea \ˌrōzˌdalˈthēə\

Definition of rose d'althaea

  1. :  a strong pink that is yellower and less strong than carnation rose, yellower and duller than coral (see coral 3b), and yellower, lighter, and stronger than sea pink

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Origin and Etymology of rose d'althaea

probably from French

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to criticize severely

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