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Synonyms of brown

Noun


1. brown, brownness, chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour

usage: an orange of low brightness and saturation

2. Brown, Robert Brown

usage: Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)

3. Brown, John Brown

usage: abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)

4. Brown University, Brown

usage: a university in Rhode Island

Verb


1. brown, cook

usage: fry in a pan until it changes color; "brown the meat in the pan"

2. embrown, brown, color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in

usage: make brown in color; "the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"

Adjective


1. brown, brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brown, chromatic (vs. achromatic)

usage: of a color similar to that of wood or earth

2. brown, browned, brunet (vs. blond), brunette

usage: (of skin) deeply suntanned

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