écru

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French écru (raw, unbleached).

Adjective[edit]

écru (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of ecru
    • 1914, William Henry Dooley, Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools, Chapter XVII., page #204:
      The tussah, or wild silks, remain an écru color.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From é- intensive prefix + cru.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

écru m (feminine écrue, masculine plural écrus, feminine plural écrues)

  1. raw (of materials)

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