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beige

 (bāzh)
n.
1. A light grayish brown or yellowish brown to grayish yellow.
2. A soft fabric of undyed, unbleached wool.
adj.
Light grayish-brown or yellowish-brown to grayish-yellow.

[French, fine woolen fabric left in its natural color, from Old French bege, perhaps from shortening of Old Italian bambagia, cotton wool, ultimately from Medieval Latin bombax, cotton; see bombazine.]
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beige

(beɪʒ)
n
1. (Colours)
a. a very light brown, sometimes with a yellowish tinge, similar to the colour of undyed wool
b. (as adjective): beige gloves.
2. (Textiles) a fabric made of undyed or unbleached wool
[C19: from Old French, of obscure origin]
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beige

(beɪʒ)

n.
1. a very light grayish brown, as the color of undyed wool.
adj.
2. of the color beige.
[1855–60; < French; Old French bege]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beige - a very light brownbeige - a very light brown      
light brown - a brown that is light but unsaturated
Adj.1.beige - of a light greyish-brown colorbeige - of a light greyish-brown color  
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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beige

noun & adjective fawn, coffee, cream, sand, neutral, mushroom, tan, biscuit, camel, buff, cinnamon, khaki, oatmeal, ecru, café au lait (French) a pair of beige shorts see shades of brown, shades of yellow
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Translations
بِلَوْن الصّوفبِيجْلَوْن الصّوف
béžovýbéžová barva
beige
beež
beigebeesi
bež
bézsbézs színûbézsszín
ljósbrúnnljósbrúnn, grábrúnn
ベージュの
베이지색의
smėlio spalvasmėlio spalvõs
smilškrāsasmilškrāsas-
béžová farbabéžový
beige
สีน้ำตาลอ่อน
bejbej rengi
màu be

beige

[beɪʒ]
A. ADJ(color) beige inv
B. Nbeige m
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beige

[ˈbeɪʒ]
adjbeige
n (= colour) → beige m
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beige

adjbeige
nBeige nt
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beige

[beɪʒ] adj & nbeige (m) inv
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beige

(beiʒ) noun
a pale pinkish-yellow colour.
adjective
a beige hat.
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beige

بِيجْ béžový beige beige μπεζ beige, beis beige beige bež beige ベージュの 베이지색의 beige beige beżowy bege бежевый beige สีน้ำตาลอ่อน bej màu be 浅褐色的
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References in classic literature ?
The dress was a sombre grayish beige, untrimmed and unbraided, and she wore a small turban of the same dull hue, relieved only by a suspicion of white feather in the side.
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Due to its soft shade, beige works best with light hues.
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For example, the gray floral print is used in band 1 and band 2, the beige texture is used in band 2 and band 3 and so on.
Summary: Male officers will have beige colour uniform and female officers dark grey from November 21