rose nilsson

noun, often capitalized N
rose nils·​son | \ rōzˈnilsən also -lts- \

Definition of rose nilsson

: a deep pink that is bluer, lighter, and stronger than average coral (see coral sense 3b) and bluer and deeper than fiesta or begonia

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History and Etymology for rose nilsson

perhaps after Christine Nilsson †1921 Swedish soprano

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“Rose nilsson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20nilsson. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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