straw-coloured


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straw-coloured

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straw-colored

adj
(Colours) pale yellow in colour
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Adj.1.straw-coloured - having the color of dry straw
coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
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straw-coloured

straw-colored (US) [ˈstrɔːkʌləd] ADJpajizo, (de) color de paja
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straw-coloured

[ˈstrɔːˌkʌləd] adjcolor paglia inv
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References in classic literature ?
A youngish man with flaxen hair, a bristly straw-coloured moustache, and a dropping nether lip, was sitting and holding my wrist.
He is pale, thin, ugly, silent; he has thin legs, no chest, hay-coloured whiskers, and straw-coloured hair.
Rebecca is a droll funny creature, to be sure; and those descriptions of the poor lady weeping for the loss of her beauty, and the gentleman "with hay-coloured whiskers and straw-coloured hair," are very smart, doubtless, and show a great knowledge of the world.
His head was the shape of a chocolate drop, and was covered with dry, straw-coloured hair that fuzzed up about his pointed crown.
"You can't be too careful, especially toward spring," he said, heaping his plate with straw-coloured griddle- cakes and drowning them in golden syrup.
The host had gone below to the cellar, and had brought up bottles of ruby, straw-coloured, and golden drinks, which had ripened long ago in lands where no fogs are, and had since lain slumbering in the shade.
Within the first week of my passion, I bought four sumptuous waistcoats - not for myself; I had no pride in them; for Dora - and took to wearing straw-coloured kid gloves in the streets, and laid the foundations of all the corns I have ever had.
'completely off,' and kissed their straw-coloured kid gloves till they were no longer visible.
"Never marry a woman with straw-coloured hair, Dorian," he said after a few puffs.
We had been drinking that straw-coloured wine, too, I won't say like water (nobody would have drunk water like that) but, well .
The moody man-servant, with his monstrous black gloves, was almost a nightmare; Royce, the secretary, was solid enough, a big bull of a man, in tweeds, with a short beard; but the straw-coloured beard was startlingly salted with grey like the tweeds, and the broad forehead was barred with premature wrinkles.
Plasma is the clear, straw-coloured portion of blood which remains after red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and other cellular components are removed.