Sallow

  • (adj): Unhealthy looking.
    Synonyms: sickly
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sallow:

Apatura Iris - Life Cycle
... They lay eggs in late summer on the upper side of sallow leaves, preferring the broad-leaved sallow, Salix caprea, but they will also use the narrow-leaved sallow, Salix ... During the winter they hibernate in the forks of sallow branches, where they change colour from green to brown to match their surroundings ...
Color Analysis (art) - Prominent Systems of "seasonal" Color Analysis - Carole Jackson, Color Me Beautiful (1980)
... pink tone", "Beige (no cheek color, may be sallow)", "Gray-beige or brown", "Rosy beige", "Olive", "Black" (blue undertone)", "Black (sallow)" ... beige with delicate pink cheeks", "Pale beige with no cheek color (even sallow)", "Rosy beige", "Very pink", "Gray-brown", "Rosy brown" ...
County Borough Of Salford - Coat of Arms
... S also gules alternately a hurt thereon issuant from a wreath of sallow a demi lion also argent ... The sallow leaves referred to the derivation of the name "Salford" from "Sallow Ford" ...
Feralia (moth) - Species
... Feralia comstocki - Comstock's Sallow Feralia deceptiva Feralia februalis Feralia jocosa - Jocose Sallow Feralia major - Major Sallow Feralia meadowsi Feralia sauberi ...
List Of Moths Of Great Britain (Noctuidae) - Subfamily Acronictinae
... lychnidis Beaded Chestnut — south, central north ‡* Atethmia centrago Centre-barred Sallow — throughout ‡* Omphaloscelis lunosa Lunar Underwing ...

More definitions of "sallow":

  • (noun): Any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal.
  • (verb): Cause to become sallow.
    Example: "The illness has sallowed her face"

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    Edith Wharton (1862–1937)