em·​brown im-ˈbrau̇n How to pronounce embrown (audio)
embrowned; embrowning; embrowns

transitive verb

: darken
: to cause to turn brown

Word History

First Known Use

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of embrown was in 1667

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“Embrown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embrown. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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