burnt umber definition

  • noun:
    • A deep brown colour.
    • a pigment produced by burning up raw umber, which is changed by this method from an olive brown to a bright reddish brown.
    • a medium brown to dark-brown color
    • darkish pigment acquired by warming umber
    • A deep brown color.
    • a pigment produced by burning up natural umber, which can be changed by this process from an olive brown to a bright reddish brown.
    • a medium brown to dark-brown shade
    • brownish pigment acquired by heating umber
  • adjective:
    • Of a-deep brown colour.
    • Of a-deep brown color.

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