Definition of natural colour in English:

natural colour


(US natural color)
  • 1A colour which something has by nature; specifically the colour of unbleached and undyed fabric or of unvarnished and unstained wood.

  • 2In an image: a colour which accurately reproduces the actual colour of the object represented.

  • 3A colour, especially of a fabric, reminiscent of the muted shades typically found in nature.


natural colour

/ˌnatʃ(ə)rəl ˈkʌlə/ /ˈnatʃ(ə)r(ə)l ˈkʌlə/


Late Middle English; earliest use found in Arderne's Treatises of Fistula in Ano. From natural + colour.