cadet gray

noun

: a variable color averaging a pale blue that is redder and duller than average powder blue, redder, less strong, and slightly darker than Sistine, and redder and deeper than old blue

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cadet gray was in 1837

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“Cadet gray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cadet%20gray. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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