feuille morte

noun

-mȯrt
: a brownish orange that is deeper and slightly redder than leather, yellower and deeper than spice, and yellower and deeper than gold pheasant

called also autumn leaf, dead leaf, foliage brown, leather lake, oakleaf brown, philamot, withered leaf

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, dead leaf

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“Feuille morte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feuille%20morte. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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