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Adjective: brown (browner,brownest)  brawn
  1. Of a colour similar to that of wood or earth
    - brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brown, browny
  2. (of skin) deeply suntanned
    - browned
Noun: brown  brawn
  1. Colour of low brightness and saturation, like wood or earth
    - brownness
Verb: brown  brawn
  1. (cooking) fry in a pan until it changes colour
    "brown the meat in the pan"
  2. Make brown in colour
    "the drought browned the leaves on the trees in the yard";
    - embrown
Noun: Brown  brawn
  1. Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    - Michael Stuart Brown, Robert Brown
  2. Abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
    - John Brown
  3. A university in Rhode Island
    - Brown University
  4. British statesman, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1997-2007 and Labour Prime Minister 2007-2010 (born in 1951)
    - Gordon Brown, James Gordon Brown

Sounds like: Brown, Browne

Derived forms: browner, brownest, browning, browns, Browns, browned

See also: brunet [US], brunette, chromatic

Type of: abolitionist, botanist, chromatic color [US], chromatic colour [Brit, Cdn], color [US], color in [US], colorise [Brit], colorize [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colour in [Brit, Cdn], colourise [Brit], colourize [Brit, Cdn], cook, emancipationist, phytologist, plant scientist, PM, premier, Prime Minister, school [N. Amer], spectral color [US], spectral colour [Brit, Cdn], uni [Brit, informal], university

Part of: British Labour Party, Ivy League, Labor [US], Labour [UK], Labour Party [UK], Little Rhody, Ocean State, R.I., Rhode Island, RI

Encyclopedia: Brown, Mel