bois de rose

bois de rose

 (bwä′ də rōz′)
n.
A grayish red.

[French, rosewood : bois, wood + de, of + rose, rose.]
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Wood on offer includes rosewood, walnut and mahogany, with each one enhanced by delicate Bois de Rose inlay.
The French called it bois de rose and according to the editors of The Encyclopedia of Wood, bois de rose was "used extensively in the furniture of the French Kings Louis XV and XVI, and in classical furniture of the 18th Century.
It costs pounds 10 and releases vapours of spicy clove, tuberose, bois de rose and ylang-ylang.
Other major deals include a 15 percent discount on a wedding and a complimentary stay at Indian Sioux Tipi at El Rancho and a 15 percent discount on renting event space at Bois de Roses.
Colonel Michael Rosette of the Seychelles Coast Guard at their base at Bois de Roses.