Definition of Fulvous

1. a. Tawny; dull yellow, with a mixture of gray and brown.

Definition of Fulvous

1. Adjective. Tawny-coloured. ¹

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Definition of Fulvous

1. of a brownish yellow color [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fulvous

fulsomely
fulsomeness
fulsomenesses
fulsomer
fulsomest
fulth
fulvalene
fulvalenes
fulvene
fulvenes
fulvenyl
fulvenyls
fulvic
fulvic acid
fulvid
fulvous (current term)
fum
fumacious
fumado
fumadoes
fumados
fumage
fumages
fumagillin
fumarase
fumarases
fumarate
fumarate hydratase
fumarate reductase
fumarates

Literary usage of Fulvous

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1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1877)
"lanceolate ; above these the area is black, and in this is a row of small rounded fulvous spots stopping a little before the costal margin; across the disk ..."

2. The Condor by Cooper Ornithological Society, Cooper Ornithological Club (1899)
"Nesting of the fulvous Tree Duck. ... of White- faced Glossy Ibis and Black-crowned Night Herons when I was surprised at seeing a large number of fulvous ..."

3. The Entomologist. by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1890)
"fulvous ; the head, antennae (the basal joints excepted), thorax, and the tibiae, black ; thorax remotely punctured ; elytra strongly ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1886)
"Male:—"Upper plumage of a fine deep, brown color, marked with roundish spots of light fulvous; the spots are smallest on the crown, hind neck, and smallest ..."

5. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1869)
"Body above fulvous; beneath, abdomen buff, thorax covered with gray-fulvous hairs; palpi fulvous; antenna! black above, fulvous below; club black, ..."

6. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1871)
"Upper side fuscous spotted with fulvous and rusty white; primaries have a marginal series of lunules, obsolete except the middle one ..."

7. Papilio by New York Entomological Club (1881)
"vures, and in mid-cell a fulvous patch; secondaries have a large fulvous patch in ... Under side of primaries bright fulvous; along hind margin a row of ..."

8. Coloration in Polistes by Wilhelmine Marie Enteman (1904)
"Legs faintly tinged with fulvous at base and on the tarsi. Wings varied with fuliginous, darker along the costa, a bright violaceous reflection ; base of ..."

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