tawnier


tawnier

adjective, taw·ni·er, taw·ni·est, noun

  1. tawny.

adjective, taw·ni·er, taw·ni·est.

  1. of a dark yellowish or dull yellowish-brown color.

noun

  1. a shade of brown tinged with yellow; dull yellowish brown.

noun

  1. R (ichard) H (enry). 1880–1962, British economic historian, born in India. His chief works are The Acquisitive Society (1920), Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (1926), and Equality (1931)

noun

    1. a light brown to brownish-orange colour
    2. (as adjective)tawny port

n.“tan-colored,” late 14c., from Anglo-French tauné “associated with the brownish-yellow of tanned leather,” from Old French tané (12c.), past participle of taner “to tan hides,” from Medieval Latin tannare (see tan).

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