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ful·vous

 (fo͝ol′vəs, fŭl′-)
adj.
Reddish or brownish yellow.

[From Latin, fulvus; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

fulvous

(ˈfʌlvəs; ˈfʊl-)
adj
(Colours) of a dull brownish-yellow colour; tawny
[C17: from Latin fulvus reddish yellow, gold-coloured, tawny; probably related to fulgēre to shine]

ful•vous

(ˈfʌl vəs)

adj.
tawny; dull yellowish gray or yellowish brown.
[1655–65; < Latin fulvus; see -ous]
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It was a minute anatomical and generally descriptive account of the large fulvous Ourang-Outang of the East Indian Islands.
According to DU, there are eight species of whistling ducks in the world but only two in the U.S.--the black-bellied and fulvous. Black-bellies are commonly found in Central and South America where they're considered agricultural pests for their love of rice and grains.
Probothrium brunnipilis, new combination, is a relatively small, 12.5-15.0 mm long, elaterine click beetle that is dark infuscate to black, with piceous antennae and rufous legs, and a smooth fulvous pubescence.
Catching up came easily as coast-bound black-bellied and fulvous whistlers occasionally traded overhead.
Lost to me on my Egypt list will be Shining Sunbird, Fulvous Babbler and Rosy-patched Shrike.
Wild fulvous fruit bats (Rousettus leschenaulti) exhibit human-like menstrual cycle.
In Kansas (Madack et al., 2008) and in Oklahoma (Homcasde et al, 2005) deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus), hispid cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus), western harvest mice (Reithrodontomys megabtis), and fulvous harvest mice (R.
It is also terete, fulvous tomentose; lamina 7-17(-23) A-7.5-15cm, broad elliptic-ovate or sub- orbicular.
I also caught seven fulvous harvest mice (Reithrodontomys fulvescens) and one eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana).
Has three subtypes: Pteropus Giganteous (Indian Flying Fox), Rousettus Leschenaulti (Fulvous Fruit Bat) and Cynopterus Sphinx (Greater Short- Nosed Fruit Bat).
Daily bag limits are no more than six ducks in aggregate with no more than four of any species not additionally restricted in the following list: 1 black, 1 canvasback, 1 fulvous, 2 hooded merganser, 4 mallard (only 2 female), 1 mottled, 2 pintail, 2 redhead, 2 scaup, 3 wood duck, 7 sea ducks (eiders, scoters, and long-taileds), 4 all other duck species.