Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of a russet color.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of a russet color; russet.

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  • adjective Of a russet colour.

Etymologies

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russet +‎ -y

Examples

  • Kors likes Hillary in russety brown, caramel, honey colors and coral.

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  • It was a late October afternoon, just after the clocks had changed for winter, and I had rather hoped I might enjoy the last russety blush of autumn color on the hills before the daylight went, but within five minutes of takeoff our little sixteen-seater plane was enveloped in bouncy clouds, and it was obvious that there would be no spectacular panoramas this day.

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  • When he was younger, he was almost the same color as the russety-red bracken and sometimes the only means I had of knowing where he had got to was by the high-pitched yelps emanating from the thick undergrowth, which meant that he was after another rabbit, which he very rarely caught.

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  • The position of the plant is regarded as doubtful by some because of the more or less russety pink color of the spores when seen in mass, and the ease with which the gills separate from the pileus, characters which show its relationship to the genus _Paxillus_.

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  • The fallen leaves covered the ground with a russety bed which cracked beneath their feet with sharp, quivering sounds.

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  • The great russety masses grew sombre; all the landscape became simplified in the twilight; the Seine, the sky, the islands, the slopes were naught but brown and grey patches which faded away amidst milky fog.

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  • But this elegance does not last long: grown big and strong, the bumblebee fly's grub becomes soiled with sanies, turns a russety brown and crawls about in the guise of a hulking porcupine.

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  • The overhanging, also, of the hawthorn-tree (not ruddy yet, but russety with its coloring crop of coral), and the shaggy freaks of ivy above the twisted trunk, and the curve of the meadows and bold elbow of the brook, were such as an artist would have pitched his tent for, and tantalized poor London people with a dream of cool repose.

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  • (not ruddy yet, but russety with its coloring crop of coral), and the shaggy freaks of ivy above the twisted trunk, and the curve of the meadows and bold elbow of the brook, were such as an artist would have pitched his tent for, and tantalized poor London people with a dream of cool repose.

    Erema

  • It would’ve reminded Tobias of some forests she’d been to back on Earth, but for the leaves and grass being bright yellow and the tree bark being a russety red.

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