Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pale light-yellow, like dry straw; corn-colored; stramineous: as, the straw-colored bat, Natalus albiventer.

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

  • adjective Being of a straw color. See Straw color, under straw, n.

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  • adjective Pale yellow, the color of straw.

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

  • adjective having the color of dry straw

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Examples

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • It was straw-colored, about three-fourths of an inch long and very much resembled a scorpion although it is not poisonous.

    Bird Cloud

  • It was straw-colored, about three-fourths of an inch long and very much resembled a scorpion although it is not poisonous.

    Bird Cloud

  • 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.

    Friends of the Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library Art Show, Stony Creek, Conn.

  • It was straw-colored, about three-fourths of an inch long and very much resembled a scorpion although it is not poisonous.

    Bird Cloud

  • A bird rose from a bank of straw-colored rushes, its swift, strong wings making a whispering sound that echoed to the opposite shore.

    A Stitch Before Dying

  • It was straw-colored, about three-fourths of an inch long and very much resembled a scorpion although it is not poisonous.

    Bird Cloud

  • A bird rose from a bank of straw-colored rushes, its swift, strong wings making a whispering sound that echoed to the opposite shore.

    A Stitch Before Dying

  • A bird rose from a bank of straw-colored rushes, its swift, strong wings making a whispering sound that echoed to the opposite shore.

    A Stitch Before Dying

  • 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.

    Locust Valley Breakdown

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