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Word of the day for April 15
mummy brown n
  1. (painting, historical) A brown pigment originally prepared from the ground-up remains of Egyptian animal or human mummies mixed with bitumen, etc.
  2. The colour of this pigment, a variable brown intermediate between raw umber and burnt umber.
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