old rose


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old rose

n.
A dark pink to grayish or moderate red.
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old rose

n
(Colours)
a. a greyish-pink colour
b. (as adjective): old-rose gloves.
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old′ rose′


n.
a rose color with a purplish or grayish cast.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.old rose - a greyish-pink colorold rose - a greyish-pink color      
rose, rosiness - a dusty pink color
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