rose nilsson

noun

rose nils·​son
rōzˈnilsən also -lts-
often capitalized N
: a deep pink that is bluer, lighter, and stronger than average coral (see coral sense 3b) and bluer and deeper than fiesta or begonia

Word History

Etymology

perhaps after Christine Nilsson †1921 Swedish soprano

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near rose nilsson

Cite this Entry

“Rose nilsson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20nilsson. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!