Colour your world – Beaver

Beaver is a color that is a representation of the average color of the fur of a beaver.

The first recorded use of beaver as a color name in English was in 1705.[5]

The color “beaver” was formulated as one of the Crayola colors in 1998.

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Etymologically, it’s believed that the words “brown” and “beaver” ultimately stem from the same root word.

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11 thoughts on “Colour your world – Beaver

  1. Another interesting name for a colour. I think I’ll have to sneak a look into Louise’s box of crayons and see if she has some with these unusual names. Interesting that the words beaver and brown share the same root, too. πŸ™‚

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