argus brown

noun

: a moderate brown that is yellower, stronger, and slightly darker than bay, redder, stronger, and slightly lighter than coffee, and deeper and slightly redder than chestnut brown

called also cochin, Mars brown, moccasin

Word History

Etymology

argus (pheasant)

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“Argus brown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argus%20brown. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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