The definition of sallow is skin that looks a little yellow.(adjective)
An example of sallow used as an adjective is sallow skin which is when a person’s face looks yellowish because of an illness.
To sallow is defined as to make a complexion have a yellowish color.(verb)
An example of sallow is to inject certain medications that are known to change the color of the complexion if injested in large quantities.
See sallow in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME salou < OE salu, sallow, dark, akin to OHG salo < IE base *sal-, dirty gray: see salicin
Origin: ME salwe, sealh: see salicin
See sallow in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective sal·low·er, sal·low·est
Origin: Middle English salowe
Origin: , from Old English salo.
Origin: Middle English saloue
Origin: , from Old English sealh.
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