auburn

See also: Auburn

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EtymologyEdit

Early Modern English auburn "brown, reddish brown" from Middle English aubourne, abron, abroune, abrune "light brown, yellowish brown, blond", alteration (due to conflation with Middle English brun "brown") of earlier auborne "yellowish-white, flaxen" from Old French auborne, alborne "blond, flaxen, off-white" from Medieval Latin alburnus "whitish" from Latin albus "white". More at albino, brown

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NounEdit

auburn (uncountable)

  1. A dark reddish-brown colour, often used to describe hair colour.
    auburn colour:    

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AdjectiveEdit

auburn (comparative more auburn, superlative most auburn)

  1. Of a reddish-brown colour.

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Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 23:27