noun si·en·na \sē-ˈe-nə\

: a brownish-yellow color

: a reddish-brown color

Full Definition of SIENNA

:  an earthy substance containing oxides of iron and usually of manganese that is brownish yellow when raw and orange red or reddish brown when burnt and is used as a pigment

Origin of SIENNA

Italian terra di Siena, literally, Siena earth, from Siena, Italy
First Known Use: 1787

Rhymes with SIENNA


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