cinerous

noun
cin·​er·​ous | \ ˈsinərəs \
plural -es

Definition of cinerous

: a light bluish gray to light gray that is redder and darker than skimmed-milk white and very slightly redder than glaucous gray

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History and Etymology for cinerous

Latin ciner-, cinis ashes + English -ous

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“Cinerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cinerous. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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