brunneous

adjective brun·ne·ous \ˈbrənēəs\
variants: or

brunnescent

\(ˈ)brə¦nesənt\

Definition of brunneous

  1. :  dark brown —used chiefly scientifically

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Origin and Etymology of brunneous

irregular from Medieval Latin brunus brown + English -ous or -escent — more at brunet


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