Definition of yellow-dun in English:

yellow-dun

adjective

  • That is a yellowish shade of dun.

noun

  • 1A yellowish shade of dun.

  • 2Fishing
    A yellow mayfly, especially Heptagenia sulphurea ; an artificial fly made in imitation of this.

  • 3A horse of a yellowish dun colour.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Gifford (d. 1600), Church of England clergyman and author. From yellow + dun.

Pronunciation

yellow-dun

/ˌjɛlə(ʊ)ˈdʌn/