Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pale light-yellow, like dry straw; corn-colored; stramineous: as, the straw-colored bat, Natalus albiventer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Being of a straw color. See Straw color, under straw, n.
- adj. having the color of dry straw
“A bird rose from a bank of straw-colored rushes, its swift, strong wings making a whispering sound that echoed to the opposite shore.”
“It was straw-colored, about three-fourths of an inch long and very much resembled a scorpion although it is not poisonous.”
“With a notion we could make an eight o'clock of the mainline in Gansevoort and get to Montreal at a manageable hour, we set out upon the dusty curve that rose up over a straw-colored hill.”
“The large view of thimbles across straw-colored estuarine marshes struck me as a smooth professional production, and a generous nod toward the art of watercolor, so number 10 wins the prize in the print category.”
“When we first arrived, after carefully unfolding ourselves from the back of a pickup where we'd been wedged with numerous friends and relatives of a nurse from Gualsaqui's Subcentro medical clinic, we were ushered into someone's backyard and plied with chicha, a straw-colored fermented beverage made from maize.”
“It was the voice that he had found familiar, and now the sight of the uncharacteristically straw-colored hair shaped in the familiar Romulan bob.”
“Some have asserted that the straw-colored thatch was hatched in Kenya - and comes from the "Secret Stylist of Africa" online wig-store which is based in Nairobi.”
“I took a walk along the river, about 1/2 mile from home, and was stricken by the dark gray-browns of the tree trunks against the steel-blue-gray of the sky, and the ground punctuated by the straw-colored dead grasses and the intense spring green of moss.”
“The other was a boy, tall, thin, with straw-colored hair, a big nose, and freckles.”
“Changing days and dark shadows ripple across straw-colored streams.”
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