ash gray

noun
pale gray resembling the color of ashes.
Also called ash color.


Origin:
1790–1800

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Example sentences
The body is usually silver to ash gray with darker brown and white markings.
It has a plain, ash gray head and pale sulfur yellow-tinged sides.
Tips of branches affected by this problem turn brown or ash gray and often show
  progressive dieback.
Bark on old trees is ash gray and dark at the base where it is divided into
  broad, flat ridges.
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