straw yellow

straw yellow
noun Date: circa 1796 a pale yellow

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • straw yellow — noun : straw 6 …   Useful english dictionary

  • straw — [ strɔ ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the yellow stems of dried crops such as wheat: bales of straw a straw hat 2. ) count a long thin paper or plastic tube that you use for drinking clutch/grasp at straws to try to find anything at all that will help… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • straw — ► NOUN 1) dried stalks of grain, used as fodder or for thatching, packing, or weaving. 2) a single dried stalk of grain. 3) a thin hollow tube of paper or plastic for sucking drink from a container. 4) a pale yellow colour. ● clutch at straws Cf …   English terms dictionary

  • straw-col|ored — «STR KUHL uhrd», adjective. of a straw color; pale yellow: »straw colored hair …   Useful english dictionary

  • straw color — straw colored, adj. a pale yellow similar to the color of straw. [1580 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • straw color — n. a pale yellow color straw colored adj …   English World dictionary

  • straw-colour — strawˈ colour noun and adjective Delicate brownish yellow • • • Main Entry: ↑straw …   Useful english dictionary

  • straw-coloured — straw .coloured adj light yellow …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • straw-colored — straw ,colored adjective pale brown yellow in color …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • straw|ber|ry — «STR BEHR ee, buhr », noun, plural ries. 1. a small, juicy, red fruit that is good to eat. It has many tiny, yellow seeds on the skin. 2. the low plant that it grows on. The varieties of strawberry comprise a genus of the rose family …   Useful english dictionary

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