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  • adj. of brown tinged with red


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  • Full-grown lice roughly are the size and shape of a sesame seed, white to reddish-brown in color and have claws designed to let them cling to and rapidly navigate the hair.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Nitpicking the Lousy Facts on Head Lice

  • First Growth Creek Ale, a cherry beer, is a murky reddish-brown with a tart, fruity aroma and flavor that gives way to a long, dry, almost woody finish.

    Beer: Farm-to-glass drinking

  • Bed bugs are small, flat insects, usually reddish-brown and up to ¼-inch long.

    Bad News from Illinois « Scavenging

  • The late-summer levels of the Cheyenne had turned the water into reddish-brown sludge.

    Mercy Kill

  • They seemed to have sprouted from the forest floor, with their reddish-brown skin the color of autumn leaves, as doe-eyed as the deer that occasionally wandered into their kitchen garden to snack.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • When he arrived at my office for our scheduled appointment, he was out of breath, his reddish-brown hair was disheveled, his T-shirt was dirty and he looked exhausted.

    Paula Allen-Meares: Why It's Imperative That Everyone Have Access to Higher Education

  • So what we've been able to determine is that a reddish-brown coloration is supported for the underside of the wing, and a gray tone on the leading edge of the wing, and that some of the body feathers that we have also yield support for a reddish-brown coloration.

    New Species Of Extinct Giant Penguin Discovered

  • So was the animal dominantly reddish-brown, or did it have - was the gray on the wing carried up onto the body to make it sort of half and half?

    New Species Of Extinct Giant Penguin Discovered

  • It's reddish-brown, weighs about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds in a child (depending on age), and holds about 13 percent of the body's blood supply at any given moment.

    Liver anatomy and function

  • Its deep coolness is a relief from the more sour colors of the bulk of the exhibition, and Ms. Passlof works up a little magic with a deft high horizon line and subtle weavings-in of some reddish-brown brushstrokes.

    Abstracts (Subtle or Semi) And Bold Dimensions


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