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Meaning of ROSEATE

Pronunciation:  'rowzeeit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a dusty purplish pink color; "the roseate glow of dawn"
 

ROSEATE is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: chromatic, rosaceous, rose
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ro"se*ate\, a. [Cf. L. roseus, rosatus, prepared from
roses. See {Roseal}, {Rose}.]
1. Full of roses; rosy; as, roseate bowers.

2. resembling a rose in color or fragrance; esp., tinged with
   rose color; blooming; as, roseate beauty; her roseate
   lips.

{Roseate tern} (Zo["o]l.), an American and European tern
   ({Sterna Dougalli}) whose breast is roseate in the
   breeding season.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Rose-colored or rose-shaped.
 

 

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