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tawny

adjective

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of a pale yellow or yellowish brown color
  • the tawny coat of a lion

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The first known use of tawny was in the 14th century

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“Tawny.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tawny. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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