sepia: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sē'pē-u), [key]
- a brown pigment obtained from the inklike secretion of various cuttlefish and used with brush or pen in drawing.
- a drawing made with this pigment.
- a dark brown.
- a print or photograph made in this color.
- any of several cuttlefish of the genus Sepia, producing a dark fluid used naturally for defense and, by humans, in ink.
- of a brown, grayish brown, or olive brown similar to that of sepia ink.
- sepia (Thesaurus)