re·​se·​da ˈrā-zə-ˌdä How to pronounce reseda (audio)
: a grayish-green color

Examples of reseda in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Producers: Contessa Gayles, richie reseda, David Felix Sutcliffe. Todd Gilchrist, Variety, 9 Mar. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'reseda.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History


French réséda, from réséda, a mignonette

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reseda was in 1873

Dictionary Entries Near reseda

Cite this Entry

“Reseda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!