adrianople red


adri·​a·​no·​ple red
often capitalized A
: turkey red

Word History


from Adrianople (now Edirne), Turkey

First Known Use

1790, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adrianople red was in 1790

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“Adrianople red.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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