brunneous

adjective
brun·​ne·​ous | \ ˈbrənēəs \
variants: or brunnescent \ (ˈ)brə¦nesᵊnt \

Definition of brunneous

: dark brown used chiefly scientifically

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History and Etymology for brunneous

irregular from Medieval Latin brunus brown + English -ous or -escent

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“Brunneous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brunneous. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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