al·​e·​san | \ ˈa-lə-ˌsan \
plural -s

Definition of alesan

: 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

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First Known Use of alesan

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alesan

French alezan, from Spanish alazán

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“Alesan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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