greige

[ greyzh ]
/ greɪʒ /

noun

Textiles. gray goods.
a warm gray color with beige undertones.

adjective

unbleached and undyed: greige linen.
of the color greige: greige wallpaper.

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Origin of greige

First recorded in 1925–30; from French grège (of silk) “raw,” from Italian greggio “gray,” see origin at gray1;def. 2 probably gr(ay)1 + (b)eige
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British Dictionary definitions for greige

greige
/ (ɡreɪʒ) mainly US /

adjective

(of a fabric or material) not yet dyed

noun

an unbleached or undyed cloth or yarn

Word Origin for greige

C20: from French grège raw
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