suntan


sun·tan

noun \-ˌtan\

: a browning of the skin that is caused by the sun's rays

Full Definition of SUNTAN

1
:  a browning of the skin from exposure to the rays of the sun
2
plural :  a tan-colored summer uniform
sun·tanned \-ˌtand\ adjective

First Known Use of SUNTAN

1867

sun·tan

noun \-ˌtan\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUNTAN

: a browning of the skin from exposure to the rays of the sun
sun·tanned \-ˌtand\ adjective

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