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A brownish gray.
[French, from Old French, mole, from Latin talpa.]
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a. a brownish-grey colour
b. (as adjective): a taupe coat.
[C20: from French, literally: mole, from Latin talpa]
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a moderate to dark brownish gray.
[1910–15; < French: moleskin, mole < Latin talpa mole]
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|Noun||1.||taupe - a greyish brown|
|Adj.||1.||taupe - of something having a dusky brownish grey color|
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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