straw color



a pale yellow similar to the color of straw.

Origin of straw color

First recorded in 1580–90
Related formsstraw-col·ored, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for straw color

Historical Examples of straw color

  • The pores or alveoli are angular elongated, white at first, then straw-color.

  • Jaune of Smith (Yellow Noisette), straw-color, large and full.

    The Book of Roses

    Francis Parkman

  • The buildings are painted blue or green, straw-color, and white—the doors being differently colored from the houses.

  • A new fruit of middle sized, and handsome conical shape, red towards the sun, and a straw-color on the other side.

    British Pomology

    Robert Hogg

  • The deep wine-color of the sumachs and gum-treesis already visible, and the straw-color of the dog-wood and beech.