|HSV (h, s, v)||(39°, 27%, 77%)|
|sRGBB (r, g, b)||(194, 178, 128)|
|ISCC–NBS descriptor||Grayish yellow|
|B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)|
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Traditionally ecru was considered a shade of beige, but beginning in the 19th century it became more precisely defined as "a grayish yellow that is greener and paler than chamois or old ivory". Ecru comes from the French word écru, which means "unbleached".
- "ecru". Oxford English Dictionary (OED Online) (2nd ed.). 1989. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
- Maerz and Paul, A Dictionary of Color (New York:McGraw-Hill, 1930): 149.
- Gove, Philip B., ed. (1961). "ecru". Merriam-Webster Unabridged. Springfield, MA: G. & C. Merriam. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
First Known Use: 1836
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