gray water

noun

: household wastewater (as from a sink or bath) that does not contain serious contaminants (as from toilets or diapers)

Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gray water was in 1977

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“Gray water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gray%20water. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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