lovat

lovat

[luhv-uht]
noun
a grayish blend of colors, especially of green, used in textiles, as for plaids.

Origin:
1905–10; probably after Thomas Alexander Fraser, Lord Lovat (1802–75), who popularized tweeds in muted colors as hunters' dress

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lovat (ˈlʌvət)
 
n
a yellowish-green or bluish-green mixture, esp in tweeds or woollens
 
[named after Lovat, Inverness-shire]

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