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flaxen

or flax·y

[ flak-suhn ]
/ ˈflæk sən /
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adjective
made of flax.
pertaining to flax.
resembling flax.
of the pale yellowish color of dressed flax.
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Origin of flaxen

First recorded in 1510–20; flax + -en2

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British Dictionary definitions for flaxen

flaxen

flaxy

/ (ˈflæksən) /

adjective
of, relating to, or resembling flax
of a soft yellow colourflaxen hair
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