Definitions

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  • adj. fulvous; tawny-coloured

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fulvous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as fulvous.

Etymologies

Latin fulvidus, from Latin fulvus. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Order is being restored, fresh and vigorous shoots sprouting up from the fulvid basis; but it may be many years before the damage is wholly repaired and the original beauty of the garden restored, for the

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • The fulvid edge of the light outlined the arched nose as he turned to look at her and gleamed opaque on a circle of glass.

    The Silent Tower

  • In the fulvid depths of her red-brown eyes there dwelt an expression of misery.

    Tess of the Storm Country

  • Order is being restored, fresh and vigorous shoots sprouting up from the fulvid basis; but it may be many years before the damage is wholly repaired and the original beauty of the garden restored, for the "growth" of coral -- the skeletons of the polyps -- is methodical and very slow.

    Confessions of a Beachcomber

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  • "a deep yellow Colour." --Glossographia Anglicana Nova, 1707.
    "or fulvous, of a yellowish, dusky colour, Lion tawny." --English Dict., 1717.

    December 5, 2012