taupe

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noun \ˈtōp\

Definition of taupe

  1. :  a brownish gray

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

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Definition of taupe for English Language Learners

  • : a brownish-gray color

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