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dove color

  1. warm gray with a slight purplish or pinkish tint.
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Origin of dove color

First recorded in 1590–1600
Related formsdove-col·ored, adjective
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Historical Examples of dove color

  • The color is creamy-white to dove-color, with a purple sheen over all, and purple markings about the base.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide

    Augusta Foote Arnold

  • That dove-color always looks pretty on a girl, and I have only worn it once.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • Gentle little Quakers they seem in the daintiest of dove-color plumage.