gray literature

noun

Definition of gray literature

: written material (such as a report) that is not published commercially or is not generally accessible

First Known Use of gray literature

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Gray literature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gray%20literature. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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