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- adj. Alternative form of ecru.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the color or appearance of unbleached stuff, as silk, linen, or the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unbleached: applied to textile fabrics.
- Having the color of raw silk, or of undyed and unbleached linen; hence, by extension, having any similar shade of neutral color, as the color of hemp or hempen cord.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a very light brown
Borrowing from French écru ("raw, unbleached"). (Wiktionary)