Definition of Mummy-brown
1. Adjective. Snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown.
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Literary usage of Mummy-brown
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1921)
"Tegmina mummy brown, paler toward the external margin». Exposed portions of wings broadly suffused with mummy brown along sutural margin and distad, ..."
2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"Head, palpi and ventral surfaces of thoracic segments blackish mummy brown. Mouthparts and proximal joints of antennae dresden brown, remaining portions of ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"Similar to the male, the superciliary stripe less bright and not so pronounced; the upperparts washed with mummy-brown. Hf marks. ..."
4. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1916)
"Antennae mummy brown, except proximal joint and ventral surface of succeeding joint which are buffy. Maxillary palpi with proximal and third joints white ..."
5. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"General color buff, marked and sprinkled with mummy brown. ... a pair of sub-equidistant lines of mummy-brown on the occiput and several short bars on each ..."
6. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"ochraceous, followed by a marginal band of mummy-brown ; ihe markings of the first continued on the second lobe ; fringes white ; the fringe of the inner ..."
7. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"... suffused distad with mummy brown; proximal internal spines mummy brown, other spines and spurs buckthorn brown, tipped with mummy brown. ..."
8. Research in China by Eliot Blackwelder, Bailey Willis, Rufus Harvey Sargent, Friedrich Hirth, Charles Doolittle Walcott (1907)
"... upper tail-coverts mummy brown, the feathers (as are also those of the mantle, back, and rump) somewhat narrowly barred with blackish. ..."