- of or made of flax
- like flax in color; pale-yellow; straw-colored
Origin of flaxenMiddle English ; from Old English fleaxen
- Made of or resembling flax.
- Having the pale grayish-yellow color of flax fiber: flaxen braids.
- Made of or resembling flax fibers.
- The couple and their children have flaxen hair.
- a pale yellow brown; the colour of dried flax stalks and of the fiber obtained therefrom.