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- adj. snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown
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The top of the gondola was a flat and featureless deck, painted mummy-brown or perhaps merely varnished.
And there’s the old lady again sitting in her webbed chair with the Sunday papers scattered, so familiar and encouraging—she holds a reflector under her chin and faces sacrificially into the sun, a plattered head going mummy-brown in the deeps of a summer day.