Definitions

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  • adj. Of the color of dead or dying leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the color of a dead or faded leaf; of a shade of brown. Also foliomort.
  • n. A color like that of a dead or faded leaf; filemot.
  • n. Same as feuillet, 2.

Etymologies

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From French feuille-morte.

Examples

  • So to make a countryman understand what feuillemorte colour signifies, it may suffice to tell him, it is the colour of withered leaves falling in autumn.

    God, Aids & Circumcision

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  • adj., having the color of a dead or faded leaf (i.e., brown or yellowish-brown); French for 'dead leaf'

    (Also filemot, philemort, phillimot)

    July 7, 2008