stramineous

stramineous

[struh-min-ee-uhs]
adjective
1.
of or resembling straw.
2.
straw-colored; yellowish.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin strāmineus of straw, equivalent to strāmin- (stem of strāmen straw; akin to stratum) + -eus -eous

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