Being the colour of straw of hay

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Festucine — Fes*tu*cine (? or ?), a. [L. festula stalk, straw. Cf. {Fescue}.] Of a straw color; greenish yellow. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A little insect of a festucine or pale green. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • festucine — fes·tu·cine …   English syllables

  • festucine —   a. straw coloured …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • festucine — ˈfest(y)əˌsīn, sēn adjective Etymology: Latin festuca stalk, straw + English ine : of the color straw yellow …   Useful english dictionary

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