flaxen

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From Middle English flaxen, flexon, flexin, from Old English fleaxen (of flax; flaxen), equivalent to flax +‎ -en (made of).

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flaxen

  1. Made of or resembling flax fibers.
    • The couple and their children have flaxen hair.
  2. A pale yellow brown; the colour of dried flax stalks and of the fiber obtained therefrom.
    flaxen colour:  

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