straw yellow

or straw-yel·low



a pale yellow; straw color. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for straw yellow

Historical Examples of straw yellow

  • It is a tenth of an inch long, and is straw-yellow, striped with red.

    Our Common Insects

    Alpheus Spring Packard

  • The dark-red and straw-yellow robes are very effective against the dirty-grey colour of the court.

  • Yet the sun and wind-cured ichu grass lives here, pale green in summer, straw-yellow in winter.

  • His hair, which was short and worn en brosse, after a foreign fashion, was straw-yellow.

    Hurricane Island

    H. B. Marriott Watson

  • The urbane blue eyes under the straw-yellow brows were not unseeing, nor were they lacking in a just power of estimate.

    When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry

    Charles Neville Buck