philomot (not comparable)
- (obsolete) Of the colour of a dead leaf.
- 1712 January 14, Joseph Addison, “THURSDAY, January 3, 1711–1712 [Julian calendar]”, in The Spectator, number 265; republished in Alexander Chalmers, editor, The Spectator; a New Edition, […], volume III, New York, N.Y.: D[aniel] Appleton & Company, 1853, OCLC 191120697:
- One of them was blue, another yellow, and another philomot
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(See the entry for philomot in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)