umber: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (um'bur), [key]
- an earth consisting chiefly of a hydrated oxide of iron and some oxide of manganese, used in its natural state as a brown pigmentor, after heating, as a reddish-brown pigment
- the color of such a pigment; dark dusky brown or dark reddish brown.
- the European grayling, Thymallus thymallus.
- shade; shadow.
- of the color umber.
- to color with or as if with umber.
- umber (Thesaurus)