pepper-and-salt

pepper-and-salt

[pep-er-uhn-sawlt]
adjective
1.
composed of a fine mixture of black with white: pepper-and-salt hair.
noun
2.
an apparel fabric having a pepper-and-salt effect.
3.
the harbinger-of-spring.

Origin:
1765–75

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pepper-and-salt
 
adj
1.  (of cloth) marked with a fine mixture of black and white
2.  (of hair) streaked with grey

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