taupe


taupe

noun

  1. a moderate to dark brownish gray, sometimes slightly tinged with purple, yellow, or green.

noun

    1. a brownish-grey colour
    2. (as adjective)a taupe coat

n.1880s, “a mole,” later (1911) “dark brownish-gray color” (the color of moleskin), from French taupe, the color, originally “a mole,” from Latin talpa “a mole.”

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