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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Dans le but de lutter contre le commerce illegal d'especes sauvages et sa mise en ligne "rapide", Mme Higuero a salue le fait que la conference se soit concentree sur les sous-regions de l'Afrique de l'Ouest et Centrale, dans les zones ou il existe un commerce d'ivoire d'elephant, de pangolins, de perroquets et de bois de rose.
1 L'Oreal Lip Liner Couture in Bois de Rose, PS3.99 Blends in seamlessly with a pink lip.
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. Formerly owned by the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI), the boat was bought by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and donated to Seychelles after a request for assistance.