Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A light pink wine made from purple grapes, with the skins being removed from the juice during fermentation as soon as the desired color has been attained.

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  • n. A pale pink wine made by removing the dark grape skins at the required point during fermentation.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French (vin) rosé, pink (wine), from Old French, from rose, rose; see rose1.

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From French rosé ("pinkish")

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