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straw color

noun
1.
a pale yellow similar to the color of straw.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
Related forms
straw-colored, adjective
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Examples from the web for straw color
  • The fathead minnow is a stubby, heavy-bodied fish, usually olive to gray above which shades to straw color or white on the belly.
  • The characteristic straw color is related to the iodine and phosphoric acid content.
  • Midget faded rattlesnakes are a pale brownish gray, cream, or straw color.
  • As infection proceeds, more plants are affected and begin to show a small patch of reddish brown or ultimately straw color.
  • Repeat this procedure until the solution in the sight tube of the extractor is light straw color.
  • Layer fourteen is a light straw color and is eighteen inches thick.
  • Place back on the burner and boil briskly until sample turns a pale straw color.

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