flaxen

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adjective flax·en \ ˈflak-sən \

Definition of flaxen

1 :made of flax
2 :resembling flax especially in pale soft strawy color
  • flaxen hair

Examples of flaxen in a Sentence

  1. fields of flaxen wheat waving in the wind

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First Known Use of flaxen

15th century


FLAXEN Defined for English Language Learners

flaxen

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Definition of flaxen for English Language Learners

  • : having a pale yellow color


FLAXEN Defined for Kids

flaxen

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adjective flax·en \ ˈflak-sən \

Definition of flaxen for Students

:having a light yellow color
  • flaxen hair


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