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Yellows Yel"lows, n. 1. (Far.) A disease of the bile in horses, cattle, and sheep, causing yellowness of the eyes; jaundice. [1913 Webster]

His horse . . . sped with spavins, rayed with the yellows. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A disease of plants, esp. of peach trees, in which the leaves turn to a yellowish color; jeterus. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A group of butterflies in which the predominating color is yellow. It includes the common small yellow butterflies. Called also {redhorns}, and {sulphurs}. See {Sulphur}. [1913 Webster]


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