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brunet

noun bru·net \brü-ˈnet\

Definition of brunet

  1. :  a person having brown or black hair and often a relatively dark complexion —spelled brunet when used of a boy or man and usually brunette when used of a girl or woman




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brunet

adjective bru·net

Definition of brunet

  1. :  of a dark brown or black color <brunet hair>; also :  having brunet hair <a brunet woman> —spelled brunet when used of a boy or man and usually brunette when used of a girl or woman



Examples of brunet

  1. <a brunette woman who favored dark red lipstick>



Variants of brunet

or brunette

Origin of brunet

French brunet, masculine, brunette, feminine, brownish, from Old French, from brun brown, from Medieval Latin brunus, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brūn brown


First Known Use: 1709



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