flaxy

flaxen

[flak-suhn]
adjective
1.
made of flax.
2.
pertaining to flax.
3.
resembling flax.
4.
of the pale yellowish color of dressed flax.
Also, flaxy.


Origin:
1510–20; flax + -en2

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flaxen or flaxy (ˈflæksən)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling flax
2.  of a soft yellow colour: flaxen hair
 
flaxy or flaxy
 
adj

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flaxen
"made of flax," O.E. fleaxen; see from flax + -en (2). as "the color of flax" (usually with reference to hair) it is attested from 1520s.
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