taupe

noun \ ˈtōp \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of taupe

: a brownish gray

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Origin and Etymology of taupe

French, literally, mole, from Old French, from Latin talpa

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TAUPE Defined for English Language Learners

taupe

noun

Definition of taupe for English Language Learners

  • : a brownish-gray color


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