- a rich, dark brown suggestive of dressed and dyed sealskin.
Origin of seal brown
Examples from the Web for seal brown
Historical Examples of seal brown
When the tide is out the water is of a seal-brown color, due to the peat; when it is in, the color is bright green.On an Irish Jaunting-car
Samuel G. Bayne
And just then the seal-brown figure strolled away, as serenely and impudently as she had come.The Dust Flower
Some are banded in seal-brown and amber, the surface having the lustrous, changeful effects of a cat's eye.In the Open
Stanton Davis Kirkham
But there was no depth in his seal-brown eyes which always seemed to brood; no decision in any move of his ponderous body.Then I'll Come Back to You
That fellow is gorgeous with his seal-brown coat and old-gold vest; he is certainly a swell fish.
- a dark brown colour often with a yellowish or greyish tinge
- (as adjective)a seal-brown dress