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brown

brown

 
pronunciation:
braUn
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: browner, brownest
definition: having the color of coffee beans or chocolate.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: browned, browning, browns
definition: to make or become brown in cooking.
I browned the meat in the frying pan.
derivations: brownish (adj.), brownness (n.)
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