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A pale pink or beige colour, like that of fair skin.‘foundation in naturelle’
fawn, brownish-yellow, pale brown, buff, sand, sandy, oatmeal, wheaten, biscuit, coffee, coffee-coloured, café au lait, camel, kasha, ecru, taupe, stone, stone-coloured, mushroom, putty, greigeView synonyms
- ‘Color is something that's been leaking out of my wardrobe since last summer - after indulging in white, I'm now indulging in naturelle colors.’
- ‘The powder is in naturelle, rachel, apricot or rachel fonce shades.’
- ‘It is available in white, pink, a perfect new shade of cream; and the new Paris shade of naturelle.’
Late 19th century: from French, feminine of naturel ‘natural’.
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