brownish-red

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj brownish-red of dark brownish to purplish red
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Usage

In literature:

The back was of a brownish-red colour, and the breast of a reddish ash colour, and the lower jaw and throat white.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
A very dark red, if pure or crimson, is called maroon; if brownish, chestnut or chocolate.
"A Color Notation" by Albert H. Munsell
The stem is very long, equal or tapering upward, roughened by the lacerated margins of the reticular depressions, red or brownish red.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Stipe long, erect, brownish-red in color, expanded at the base into a small hypothallus.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio" by A. P. Morgan
Certain areas of the cut surface may be very firm in texture and of a brownish-red color.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Young shoots dark brownish red.
"The Apple" by Various
It was a dirty brownish red.
"The Long Arm" by Franz Habl
When dried the whole plant has a brownish-red hue.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
The modern exhibition Rhode Island Red is of a dark brownish red in color.
"Our Domestic Birds" by John H. Robinson
His woollen trousers were shrunken and bagged at the knees, while his blue sweater, besides being torn, had faded to a brownish red.
"Rick Dale, A Story of the Northwest Coast" by Kirk Munroe
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In news:

Q My Indian Hawthorn shrubs have brownish-red spots on the leaves, and many of them are half dead.
Courtesy of Cornell Laboratory of Orthnithology IDENTIFY the American tree sparrow by the following marks: a brownish-red crown and a dark spot on the breast.
Burgundy is a deep red, claret is a purplish red, and maroon is a brownish crimson.
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