marron glacé

marron gla·​cé | \ -ˌglæˈsā How to pronounce marron glacé (audio) \

Definition of marron glacé

: a moderate brown that is lighter, stronger, and slightly yellower than bay, lighter and stronger than auburn, and redder, lighter, and stronger than chestnut brown

called also witchwood

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History and Etymology for marron glacé

French, literally, glazed Spanish chestnut

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“Marron glacé.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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