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flame color

noun
1.
bright reddish-orange.
Also called flame.
Origin of flame color
1600-1610
1600-10
Related forms
flame-colored, adjective
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  • He caught flashes of flame color beneath the gray and at her breast fluttered a knot of scarlet silk.

    Green Valley Katharine Reynolds
  • It was late autumn, and the forest was dressed in flame color.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • Grim and dark and forbidding they were, deep in shadow, but the peaks were aglow with flame color.

  • Virgil represents her horses as of flame color, and varies their number from two to four, according as she rises slower or faster.

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