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mouse-coloured Line breaks: mouse-coloured

Definition of mouse-coloured in English:

adjective

Of a dull light brown colour reminiscent of a mouse’s fur: he had rather sparse mouse-coloured hair
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  • At the stations bareheaded women and children with naked, mouse-coloured feet offered us red boiled crabs.
  • She went from a frizzy mouse-colored brunette with glasses to a chocolate-colored brunette with wavy hair and contacts.
  • I had a pair of new mouse coloured leather breeches.

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