dun-colored

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj dun-colored having a dun color
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Usage

In literature:

I knew it would be impossible to sight him for his dun-colored coat blended perfectly with the surrounding bowlders.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
Fruit small, globular, smooth, dun-colored, in loose axillary panicles hanging on late in winter; the stone striate.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
Come close, Phil found that a dun-colored canvas had been thrown over the top of it, making an adequate camouflage in daytime.
"Astounding Stories, April, 1931" by Various
And clearly could the boys see that these men were garbed in the dun-colored uniforms distinguishing the Kaiser's troops.
"The Big Five Motorcycle Boys on the Battle Line" by Ralph Marlow
Wily and uncertain of temper, nervous because of the lightning, the dun-colored cayuse would not let Matthews secure her.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
His hair was long and curled, and of dun or tawny color.
"The Red Moccasins" by Morrison Heady
At daybreak the next morning, Lysander harnessed the dun-colored mules and drove to Los Angeles.
"Stories of the Foot-hills" by Margaret Collier Graham
Life dropped its dun-colored cloak and stood suddenly garlanded in pink, wire-stemmed roses.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
The ship began to glow a dull, unexciting dun color.
"Earth Alert!" by Kris Neville
Katharine left the field of Runnymede with John Valiant in the dun-colored motor.
"The Valiants of Virginia" by Hallie Erminie Rives
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In news:

IN January, the rains turn Peru's high plains into a river of silvery green grass, flowing between mountainous outcroppings and an occasional jumble of dun-colored adobe and cinder block buildings.
The appearance of the vegetarian lemongrass chicken at Hoa Sen is limp, almost revolting: dun-colored lengths of soy shaved to the thinness of shawarma, looking more like noodles than any bird that ever flapped upon this good earth.
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In science:

Kramer F., Kramer H., Un probleme de coloration des sommets dun graphe, C.R.
On Coloring of graph fractional powers
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