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- adj. Tawny-coloured.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tawny; dull yellow, with a mixture of gray and brown.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Reddish-yellow in color; tawny.
"The difference the professor points out, namely the fulvous colour and the thinner undeveloped horns, exist in various specimens of the
We are on the edge of the muddy, fulvous Lion River, hot as tea, and are running through drinking water almost as fast as we can filter it.
It was a minute anatomical and generally descriptive account of the large fulvous Ourang-Outang of the East Indian Islands.
The upper wings of the moth which Jacob held were undoubtedly marked with kidney – shaped spots of a fulvous hue.
They stood a moment watching his low fulvous body steal across the track.
Wings of a somewhat chalky white, the anterior with three rufous dots on the costa before the middle, of which the third is the largest, and near the apex a large brown spot, fulvous towards the costa, clouded with bluish white, connected with the inner margin by four indistinct yellow dots; forehead red; head, thorax, and abdomen, white; palpi red at the apex; feet white first and second pairs spotted with red.
‘I should like a fiery dress, a yellow dress, a fulvous dress to wear in the evening.’
He could make out a dust storm as a deeper-brown blot on the fulvous crescent.
For two nights Caris sat near that tall, gangly figure bent over the fire, gazing into the embers with his spectacles throwing back the fulvous glow, watching the roads for the approach of danger or, indeed, of anyone or anything that might come upon them and spread word of their presence.
In the fulvous sunlight, Salteris stood in front of the shed, unmoving save for the wind stirring his black robes and silky hair.
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