grayish brown


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grayish brown a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color "she wore dun"
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In literature:

She is a pretty little bird, about nine inches long, with brown head and back, and grayish-white breast.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
Stipe short, brown or blackish at least below, sometimes pallid or grayish above, longitudinally rugulose.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio" by A. P. Morgan
Seeds free, medium in size, notched, blunt, light brown, often covered with grayish warts.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
This common, slightly crested Titmouse is grayish brown above and grayish white below.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
Close beside the easel was a large arm chair, upholstered with stuffed leather, a grayish brown.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
Brown, for {220} example, is a grayish orange, that is, a blend of white, black, red and yellow.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Young shoots rather slender, slightly pendulous, grayish brown.
"The Apple" by Various
The grayish white, brown-marked eggs are laid in late May or early June.
"What Bird is That?" by Frank M. Chapman
Color, grayish yellow to reddish brown.
"The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis" by Frederick Hutton Getman
Female: Grayish-brown, almost white on throat; brown on head, light brown on neck.
"Wild Birds in City Parks" by Herbert Eugene Walter

In news:

Perle von N├╝rnberg ', pictured (grayish brown with a pinkish mauve tinge).
Sometimes when I open a package of ground beef , the meat has turned grayish brown on the inside.