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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having dark or brown hair.
  • n. A girl or woman with dark or brown hair.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of a woman or girl, having brown or black hair.
  • n. A girl or woman with brown or black hair.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman with dark hair and eyes and brown or dark complexion.
  • Dark in color; having a brownish or olive tone: said of the complexion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person with dark (brown) hair
  • adj. marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes

Etymologies

French, feminine of brunet; see brunet.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French brunette, feminine of brunet, brown (Wiktionary)

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