\ ˈgrā(zh) How to pronounce greige (audio) \

Definition of greige

: being in an unbleached undyed state as taken from a loom used of textiles

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When used strategically, greige paint can have a transformative effect on a space. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "A Color Expert Reveals the Power of Greige Paint," 27 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of greige

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for greige

French grège raw (of silk), from Italian greggio

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