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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sal•lowˈsæl oʊ(adj.; v.)-low•er, -low•est

  1. (adj.)of a sickly, yellowish color:

    a sallow complexion.

  2. (v.t.)to make sallow.

Origin of sallow:

bef. 1000; OE salo dusky, c. OHG salo dark-colored, ON sǫlr yellow

sal′low•ness(n.)

sal•lowˈsæl oʊ(n.)

  1. any of several shrubby Old World willows, esp. the pussy willow

    Salix caprea.

    Category: Plants, British

Origin of sallow:

bef. 900; ME; OE sealh, akin to OHG salaha, ON selja, L salix

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sallowness(noun)

    a sickly yellowish skin color

Wiktionary

  1. sallowness(Noun)

    The property of being sallow, yellowishness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sallowness(noun)

    the quality or condition of being sallow


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