pepper-and-salt

[ pep-er-uh n-sawlt ]
/ ˈpɛp ər ənˈsɔlt /

adjective

composed of a fine mixture of black with white: pepper-and-salt hair.

noun

an apparel fabric having a pepper-and-salt effect.
the harbinger-of-spring.

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Origin of pepper-and-salt

First recorded in 1765–75
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British Dictionary definitions for pepper-and-salt

pepper-and-salt

adjective

(of cloth) marked with a fine mixture of black and white
(of hair) streaked with grey
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