Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

lovat

play
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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up lovat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 12, 2016

of, relating to, or suggestive of marble

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

16.96 pounds 2.2 pounds 196.5 pounds 100 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ