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lovat

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noun lov·at \ˈlə-vət\

Definition of lovat

  1. :  a predominantly dusty color mixture (as of green) in fabrics



Origin of lovat

probably from T. A. Fraser, Lord Lovat †1875 Scottish nobleman who popularized muted tweeds


First Known Use: 1907

Rhymes with lovat


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