See also: tenne

English edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛni/, /ˈtɛneɪ/

Noun edit

tenné (uncountable)

  1. (heraldry) A rarely-used tincture of orange or bright brown.
    Synonym: (archaic) tawny

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Adjective edit


  1. (heraldry) Orange or bright brown.
    • 1985, Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: Corpus Vitrearum Checklist:
      Arms : Quarterly of eight , I or a lion rampant tenné, on a chief sable three escallops or, 2 azure a tower domed argent, 3 barry or and gules, []

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metals main colours less common colours
tincture or argent gules azure sable vert purpure tenné orange sanguine
roundel (in parentheses: semé):  
bezant (bezanty)
plate (platy)
torteau (tortelly)
hurt (hurty)
pellet (pellety), ogress

golpe (golpy)
orange (semé of oranges)
guze (semé of guzes)
goutte (noun) / gutty (adj) thereof:  
(goutte / gutty) d'or (of gold)
d'eau (of water)
de sang (of blood)
de larmes (of tears)
de poix

(of pitch)
d'huile / d'olive (olive oil)

special roundel furs additional, uncommon tinctures:
tincture fountain, syke: barry wavy argent and azure ermine ermines, counter-ermine erminois pean vair counter-vair potent counter-potent bleu celeste, brunâtre, carnation, cendrée (iron, steel, acier), copper, murrey

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Etymology edit

tesz +‎ -né

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛnːeː]
  • Hyphenation: ten‧né

Verb edit


  1. third-person singular conditional present definite of tesz