lovat

noun
lov·​at | \ ˈlə-vət How to pronounce lovat (audio) \

Definition of lovat

: a predominantly dusty color mixture (as of green) in fabrics

First Known Use of lovat

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lovat

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

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“Lovat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lovat. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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