Definition of Greyish brown

1. Noun. A color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color. "She wore dun"

Exact synonyms: Dun, Fawn, Grayish Brown
Generic synonyms: Light Brown
Derivative terms: Dun



Lexicographical Neighbors of Greyish Brown

greyboys
greyed
greyer
greyest
greyhaired
greyhen
greyhens
greyhound
greyhound racing
greyhounded
greyhounding
greyhounds
greying
greyings
greyish
greyish brown (current term)
greyishly
greyishness
greylag
greylag-goose
greylag goose
greylags
greyline
greylist
greylisted
greylisting
greylists
greyly
greyness
greynesses

Literary usage of Greyish brown

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"The female has the bill coloured as in the male; the iris reddish-brown; the feet lead-gray; the upper parts greyish-brown; the top of the head darker, ..."

2. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1857)
"Breast, greyish brown, the feathers darker on the edges. ... Tail, blackish brown; legs, deep greyish brown on the outer part, paler on the inner, ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1869)
"A short band between the middle area and the greyish outer border, extending from the inner border a third of the way across the wing, is dark greyish-brown ..."

4. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1892)
"The edges of the openings are thickened and dark red; between them there is greyish-brown friable caseous matter. Similar material covers the peritoneum in ..."

5. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"A large erect shrub, with greyish-brown bark. Leaves 2-lobed nearly to the middle, each lobe (leaflet) with 4 ..."

6. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1895)
"... a loral spot and an ear-patch chestnut ; a large patch from the crown to the occiput brown-chestnut ; mantle greyish brown, with the hairy tips of the ..."

7. The Poultry Book: Comprising the Breading and Management of Profitable and by William Bernhard Tegetmeier (1867)
"Bi-cast—greyish brown, shaft and margin of feather cream}' white. ... Winy Bow — greyish brown, shaft of feather dull creamy white. ,, Coverts—Greyish ..."

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