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Overview of noun brown

The noun brown has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) brown, brownness

(an orange of low brightness and saturation)

2. Brown, Robert Brown

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

3. Brown, John Brown

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

4. Brown University, Brown

(a university in Rhode Island)


Overview of verb brown

The verb brown has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) brown

(fry in a pan until it changes color; "brown the meat in the pan")

2. embrown, brown

(make brown in color; "the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard")


Overview of adj brown

The adj brown has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (38) brown, brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brown

(of a color similar to that of wood or earth)

2. brown, browned

((of skin) deeply suntanned)

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