gridelin

noun

grid·​e·​lin
ˈgridᵊlə̇n
plural -s
: a dark purplish red that is bluer and paler than pansy purple, redder, lighter, and stronger than raisin, and bluer, lighter, and stronger than Bokhara

called also gris-de-lin

Word History

Etymology

modification of French gris-de-lin, literally, flax gray

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“Gridelin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gridelin. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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