Entry: fulvous (adj.)
In context: "To the east, dimmed by the fulvous cloud the hamsters send up, is the vivid verdant ragged outline of the annularly overfertilized forests of what used to be central Maine."
Definition: Reddish-yellow, dull yellowish-brown or tawny.
Other: If I had a mustache, and if it was reddish-yellow, dull yellowish-brown or tawny, I would definitely describe it as fulvous. I'd probably do so while stroking it, too.
SNOOT score: 2
Source: Oxford English Dictionary