reddish orange

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n reddish orange an orange color closer to red than to yellow
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Usage

In literature:

Beneath he is reddish-orange, including his throat.
"The Burgess Animal Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
The red tabby is of a deep reddish or yellow brown, with a well-ringed tail, orange or yellow eyes, and pink cushions to the feet.
"Concerning Cats" by Helen M. Winslow
Flowers reddish-orange, small, usually only 2 in.
"Cactus Culture For Amateurs" by W. Watson
Flesh reddish-orange, fine-grained, mild, and well flavored.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
It was a reddish-orange orb, like the setting sun.
"The Whispering Spheres" by Russell Robert Winterbotham
A goodly orange, ripe, with tender coat Of that deep reddish yellow, like fine gold.
"Stories in Verse" by Henry Abbey
The cup is infundibuliform, the outside as well as the stem whitish, and downy, the bowl or disk is reddish-orange.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
This handsome species is black and yellow, with an orange or reddish head.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
Sporangia scattered, sub-globose or turbinate, dark or reddish orange, .5-.7 mm.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
Between red and orange, for instance, there are quite a number of distinguishable orange-reds and reddish oranges.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Valves of the capitulum and scales of the peduncle, coloured (after having been in spirits,) reddish-orange.
"A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Sepals and petals reddish orange, lip clear brightest orange, so lightly poised that it quivers at a breath.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
They are remarkably abundant, orange-coloured, and specked with reddish scales.
"Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens" by Ernest Thomas Cook
It was a blunt-nosed ship, painted reddish orange and black.
"Famous Flyers" by J. J. Grayson
On the contrary, their fashion is to stain it of a reddish-brown, a purple or an orange.
"Odd People" by Mayne Reid
For example, if orange and green are contrasted, the orange will appear reddish in hue and the green will appear bluish.
"Visual Illusions" by Matthew Luckiesh
Easily known by the reddish orange bars on the sulphur-yellow wings.
"Butterflies Worth Knowing" by Clarence M. Weed
In adult males the top of the head was reddish orange in life.
"Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala" by William E. Duellman
The iris was a reddish orange.
"A Distributional Study of the Amphibians of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico" by William E. Duellman
There are also various shades of buff and even a reddish toned orange paper.
"The Die Varieties of the Nesbitt Series of United States Envelopes" by Victor M. Berthold
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In news:

From midsummer through frost, this drought-tough perennial shrub is covered with long, slender red or reddish-orange blooms that are hummingbird magnets.
Our puppy, Cooper, emerged from the landscaping a few weeks ago with a slimy reddish-orange thing in his mouth attached to a golf-ball-sized bulb.
Sporting a crop of reddish-orange hair and a dazed expression, Aurora massacre suspect James Holmes made his first appearance in court Monday morning.
Holmes, accused of killing 12 and wounding 58 during a premiere showing of The Dark Knight Rises, showed up in the Centennial, Colorado court with reddish orange hair as expected.
Best known for its striking reddish-orange coat covered with dark stripes, the big cat shows up in mythology and folklore, on coats of arms and even as mascots for sports teams.
Gary Walts/The Post-Standard Syracuse University sophomore cornerback Brandon Reddish covers receiver Jeremiah Kobena during an Orange practice Aug 13 at Fort Drum.
They normally are colored reddish-orange or greenish-blue.
YAKIMA — The reddish-orange stain on the boulders lining their long rural driveway reminds Susan and Al Maza just how close they came to losing their home to wildfire.
Clover mites are about 1/30 inch long (smaller than a pinhead), oval-shaped arachnids, reddish-brown to olive to pale orange or sometimes green-brown after feeding.
This reddish orange tone is not for the timid.
Bold, dramatic and invigorating, Tangerine Tango is dancing its way into home decor trends in 2012 with a punch of reddish-orange panache.
Reddish-orange hue is hot trend for homes.
It was just about 35 minutes before the orange-reddish sun was going to sink behind the gray rimrock horizon near Bruneau Dunes States Park.
Persimmons are typically reddish-orange in color.
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