• Yellows Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A disease of the bile in horses, cattle, and sheep, causing yellowness of the eyes; jaundice.
- (n.) A disease of plants, esp. of peach trees, in which the leaves turn to a yellowish color; jeterus.
- (n.) A group of butterflies in which the predominating color is yellow. It includes the common small yellow butterflies. Called also redhorns, and sulphurs. See Sulphur.
• Yellow Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Sensational; -- said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc.
- (a.) Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he has a yellow streak.
- (n.) A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green.
- (v. t.) To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow.
- (v. i.) To become yellow or yellower.
- (superl.) Being of a bright saffronlike color; of the color of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is between the orange and the green.
- (n.) A yellow pigment.
• Yellowseed Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A kind of pepper grass (Lepidium campestre).
• Yellowshanks Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Alt. of Yellowshins