Definition of Dark-brown
1. Adjective. Of a color similar to that of wood or earth.
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Literary usage of Dark-brown
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Noctuae and Their Varieties by James William Tutt (1892)
"The hind wings have a dark brown margin and a dark lunule " (• Naturgeschichte ' &c, ... Inferior wings of a very dark brown ' " (' Noctuelles,' vol. v., p. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... or pendulous branches in remote and irregular whorls, forming a broad open pyramid or sometimes flat-topped: winter buds oblong, dark brown: Ivs. stiff, ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"Head very dark, covered with very dark brown flat scales, a pale (grayish) lateral stripe, no fork scales ; antenna; brown, ..."
4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"From these the colour hazel may be determined ; and light brown is correct, although dark brown may be meant when expressed as in the song — We have ..."
5. Report (1905)
"In old dark individuals the general appearance is that of a dark brown snake, crossed onthe middle of the back with narrow light lines margined with black; ..."
6. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1903)
"Ç. Head covered with dark brown scales, which in some lights giving bronze iridescence, dark brown forked scales on the occiput, narrow white rim around the ..."
7. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"Frontal prolongation of head dull yellow, light gray above; palpi dark brown. Antennas with the first segment light gray; remaining segments dark brown; ..."
8. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"Black, Gray, and Dark Brown.—In igneous rocks primary gray shades are generally ... Dark brown and black incrustations of secondary origin are seen on some ..."