lov·​at ˈlə-vət How to pronounce lovat (audio)
: a predominantly dusty color mixture (as of green) in fabrics

Word History


probably from T. A. Fraser, Lord Lovat †1875 Scottish nobleman who popularized muted tweeds

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lovat was in 1908

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Cite this Entry

“Lovat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lovat. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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