Definitions for brown

Definitions for (noun) brown

Main entry: Brown, Brown University

Definition: a university in Rhode Island

Main entry: brown, brownness

Definition: an orange of low brightness and saturation

Main entry: Brown, John Brown

Definition: abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)

Main entry: Brown, Robert Brown

Definition: Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)

Definitions for (verb) brown

Main entry: embrown, brown

Definition: make brown in color

Usage: the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard

Main entry: brown

Definition: fry in a pan until it changes color

Usage: brown the meat in the pan

Definitions for (adj) brown

Main entry: brown, browned

Definition: (of skin) deeply suntanned

Main entry: brown, brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brown

Definition: of a color similar to that of wood or earth

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