griseous

griseous

[gris-ee-uhs, griz-]
adjective
gray; pearl-gray.

Origin:
1810–20; < Medieval Latin grīseus, based on Germanic *grīs or *grīsi gray, perhaps with suffix of Latin rūbeus; compare Old Saxon grîs gray Old French, French gris gray; see -eous

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griseous (ˈɡrɪsɪəs, ˈɡrɪz-)
 
adj
streaked or mixed with grey; somewhat grey
 
[C19: from Medieval Latin griseus, of Germanic origin]

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