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flaxen

adjective flax·en \ˈflak-sən\

: having a pale yellow color

Full Definition of FLAXEN

1
:  made of flax
2
:  resembling flax especially in pale soft strawy color <flaxen hair>
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Examples of FLAXEN

  1. <fields of flaxen wheat waving in the wind>

First Known Use of FLAXEN

15th century

Rhymes with FLAXEN

FLAXEN Defined for Kids

flaxen

adjective flax·en \ˈflak-sən\

Definition of FLAXEN for Kids

:  having a light yellow color <flaxen hair>

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