Origin of ecruFrench écru, unbleached, raw from Old French escru from es- (L ex-), intensive + cru, raw from Classical Latin crudus (see crude): in reference to the color of unbleached linen
A grayish to pale yellow or light grayish-yellowish brown.
Origin of ecruFrench écru raw, unbleached from Old French escru es- intensive pref. ( from Latin ex- ; see ex- . ) cru raw ( from Latin crūdus ; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots.)
- A beige colour.
- Of a beige colour.
OriginSee also: écru
From French écru (“raw, unbleached”).
- Plaid choices include Black, Ecru, Navy and Vine.
- One of the prettiest is the Hush Hush Silk Charmeuse, which is a short silk slipdress designed in Italy that comes in eight colors and features ecru French lace trim and appliqués.
- White, ivory, ecru, silver, and gold are popular, and the imagery and decorations are often in soft pastel or watercolor hues, often with soft focus for a romantic touch.
- White: Bright white is perfect for weddings in any month, and ecru or ivory shades are perfect to accent any fall wedding colors in September.
- Warmer shades of white like eggshell and ecru look especially nice on blondes.