[gris-ee-uh s, griz-]
- gray; pearl-gray.
Origin of griseous
1810–20; < Medieval Latin grīseus, based on Germanic *grīs or *grīsi gray, perhaps with suffix of Latin rūbeus; compare Old Saxon grîs gray Old French, French gris gray; see -eous
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- streaked or mixed with grey; somewhat grey
C19: from Medieval Latin griseus, of Germanic origin