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Philomot

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Phílomot. adj. [corrupted from feuille morte, a dead leaf.] Coloured like a dead leaf.

One of them was blue, another yellow, and another philomot, the fourth was of a pink colour, and the fifth of a pale green. Addison's Spectator, № 265.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408) · Spectator (140)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Philomot." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 5, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=9565.


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