clove brown

noun

Definition of clove brown

1 : a dark yellowish brown
2 : a brownish gray that is yellower and lighter than average chocolate and yellower and deeper than taupe (see taupe sense 1)

called also eagle

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“Clove brown.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clove%20brown. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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