cadet gray

noun

Definition of cadet gray

: 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

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First Known Use of cadet gray

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Cadet gray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cadet%20gray. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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