russet

Part of speech: adjective

RUSSETY.

Part of speech: adjective

Of a reddish or yellowish- brown color.

Part of speech: adjective

Made of russet material.

Part of speech: noun

A color formed by combining orange and purple.

Part of speech: noun

Russet cloth, leather, etc.

Part of speech: noun

An apple mottled with brown.

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Usage examples "russet":

  1. Fishing- boats with white and russet sails lay upon water turned to a sheet of silver by the sunlight, and grey and white gulls floated about and screamed. - "The Adventure League", Hilda T. Skae.
  2. In the middle of the long, white bridge she stopped and looked about her, struck by the beauty of the familiar scene around, the soft hills at the north, the shining, river as it wound along through the russet meadow grass, and cut its way between the southern mountains, over which slowly flitted the clouds above. - "Half a Dozen Girls", Anna Chapin Ray.
  3. The oak leaves are turning russet gold, and the sycamores are yellow green. - "The Call of the Canyon", Zane Grey.