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[yel-oh-ish] /ˈyɛl oʊ ɪʃ/
somewhat yellow; tinged with yellow; yellowy.
Origin of yellowish
1350-1400; Middle English; see yellow, -ish1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Foliage is yellowish green in spring, bright green by summer, brilliant yellow in fall.
  • People can be made to see reddish green and yellowish blue-colors forbidden by theories of color perception.
  • Then, they stop moving around so much and start to turn a yellowish color and get more tan, and that's the pupa forming.
  • The yellowish part in the upper right of this false color image is that volcanic vent.
  • The brighter meteors were mostly yellowish in color.
  • The colors were these amazing bright blue, green and a little bit of yellowish color.
  • When it relaxes, the energy it has absorbed is re-emitted as yellowish light.
  • In external appearance the non-medullated nerve fibers are semitransparent and gray or yellowish gray.
  • The trunk is a pillar of yellowish bark, cracked in a honeycomb pattern.
  • yellowish older stars can be seen in the central bulge of each galaxy.

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