plural -s
: a light brown that is less strong and slightly yellower and lighter than blush, paler and slightly redder than French beige, and redder and paler than cork

called also café au lait, French nude

Word History


French alezan, from Spanish alazán

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alesan was in 1910

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“Alesan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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