Greige meaning

grā, grāzh
Not bleached or dyed; unfinished. Used of textiles.
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The definition of greige is a color somewhere between beige and grey.

When the clouds are turning a light beige-grey as part of the earliest onset of a storm, this is an example of a time when they are greige.

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Unbleached and undyed cloth or yarn.
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A color blending gray and beige.
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Grayish-beige.
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(of textiles) Unfinished; not fully processed; neither bleached nor dyed.

The rolls of greige cloth sat on the factory floor waiting to be printed.

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A colour between grey and beige, closely akin to taupe.
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Origin of greige

  • Alteration (perhaps influenced by grey) (beige) of French grège from Italian greggio unbleached, raw probably from Vulgar Latin gregius of or from the flock of sheep from Latin grex, greg- herd, flock ger- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French grège (“raw (of silk)”), from Italian (seta) greggia, “raw (silk)”, from greggio (“grey”), ultimately from Germanic roots.
    From Wiktionary
  • Blend of grey and beige
    From Wiktionary