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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A greenish or reddish brown color.

Usage examples (34)
  • The artist used an umber color to paint the tree trunks.
  • No, burnt umber, which is the colour of the tattered shorts my dad used to wear.
  • To compensate for its thus fading, it should be mixed with pigments that are permanent, such as umber and lamp black.
  • -- A mixture of lake, burnt umber, and burnt sienna. for more
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