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Definition of Brown


  1. Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow.
  2. A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue.
  3. To make brown or dusky.
  4. To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour.
  5. To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface.
  6. To become brown.

Brown Quotations

Remember to be gentle with yourself and others. We are all children of chance and none can say why some fields will blossom while others lay brown beneath the August sun.
Kent Nerburn

If you take 12 waters from the coconut - not the ones you buy in the store, although that's good - but the fresh coconuts, the little brown ones with the three eyes, if you take 12 of those within 24 hours, your blood will go back to the way it was when you were born.
Dick Gregory

Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow - red, yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
Jesse Brown

I threw my 20th birthday party at Brown, and I didn't even have to say to anyone not to put pictures on Facebook. Not a single picture went up. That was when I knew I'd found a solid group of friends, and I felt like I belonged.
Emma Watson

I told my dentist my teeth are going yellow. he told me to wear a brown tie.
Rodney Dangerfield
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Brown Translations

brown in Afrikaans is bruin
brown in Danish is brun
brown in Dutch is bruin
brown in Finnish is ruskea
brown in Hungarian is barna
brown in Italian is marrone
brown in Norwegian is brun
brown in Portuguese is marrom
brown in Swedish is brun, brun, bryna

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