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chestnut-coloured

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having the brown color of chestnuts

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This monomorphic species is identified by its overall greyish colour, white forehead, orange-red eyes surrounded by black and its orangish or chestnut-coloured belly and undertail coverts.

    Mystery bird: Ethiopian catbird, Parophasma galinieri

  • Momentarily, the man paused -- to smile, to catch his breath, to adjust his waistcoat, and, with both hands, to sweep back his wavy chestnut-coloured hair.

    Excerpt: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance by Gyles Brandreth

  • And on the local reservoir a pair of mute swans were courting this morning, and the great crested grebes are sporting their breeding plumage of colourful chestnut-coloured ruffs and feathered crests, for all the world like Elizabethan dandies.

    Signs of spring

  • As Hadden and others had predicted, the Odedi proved to be a rather plain, short-winged, chestnut-coloured bush warbler.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • And on the local reservoir a pair of mute swans were courting this morning, and the great crested grebes are sporting their breeding plumage of colourful chestnut-coloured ruffs and feathered crests, for all the world like Elizabethan dandies.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Workhorses go to pasture, chestnut-coloured, led by their grooms.

    First chorus from Euripides' Phaethon

  • Workhorses go to pasture, chestnut-coloured, led by their grooms.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • At his door was seen the mayor with his wide chestnut-coloured droshky and pair — an exceptionally bulky man, who seemed as though cut out of material that had been laid by for a long time.

    The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories

  • Her face, under its chestnut-coloured hair, was sharpened and blanched, and there was a look in her eyes that he did not like.

    Flowering Wilderness

  • She sat with the collar of her cloak turned up to her chestnut-coloured hair, trying to see his point of view.

    Flowering Wilderness

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