burnt orange

noun

Definition of burnt orange

: a moderate reddish orange that is yellower and duller than crab apple, yellower and darker than flamingo, yellower than burnt ocher, and deeper than average persimmon (see persimmon sense 3a)

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“Burnt orange.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burnt%20orange. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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