Definition of Greyish brown
1. Noun. A color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color. "She wore dun"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Greyish Brown
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 ..."