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rose pink

a light pinkish red color.
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rose-pink, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • She looked down at the logs—smouldering now and with no more flame of rose-pink and amethyst.

    A Butterfly on the Wheel Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Sometimes the humps and the middle of the back are marked with rose-pink.

  • I heard a good deal about the great lakes in which thousands of black-necked swans and rose-pink flamingoes may be seen at play.

    South America To-day Georges Clemenceau
  • The hinder segments of the abdomen are banded with black and rose-pink.

    Butterflies and Moths William S. Furneaux
  • Then Mary spoke, and there was a rose-pink flush upon her cheeks.

    The Angel Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • No "rose-pink or dirty-drab views of humanity" were theirs; all was inky-black.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England Alice Morse Earle
  • In some cases, where a reddish cast is desired, it will be well to use a trifle more of the rose-pink.

  • I am not in a mood to-night for silver twilights, or rose-pink dawns.

    An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde
  • Not white sunlight: something operatic; a kind of rose-pink, artificial bedizenment.

    Heroes and Hero Worship Thomas Carlyle
  • The rose-pink to nearly white flowers of the Rose Crown are crowded into heads at the ends of stiff stems 4-20 in.

    Flowers of Mountain and Plain Edith S. Clements

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