Definition of rouge flambé in US English:

rouge flambé

(also rouge flammé, rouge flambe)

noun

  • 1Usually with capital initials. Porcelain covered in a bright red glaze.

  • 2A bright red glaze for porcelain, made from copper oxide and originally developed in China.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Louis Solon (1835–1913). From French rouge flambé, rouge flammé kind of Chinese red glaze from rouge + flambé fiery, having flames. Compare rouge au grand feu. Compare flambé.