embrown

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

Definition of embrown

transitive verb

1 : darken
2 : to cause to turn brown

First Known Use of embrown

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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