Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Brown as a ripe and dried nut.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Brown as a nut long kept and dried.

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

  • adjective of the color of nuts

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She was a woman, a nut-brown woman, an Amazon, a full-blooded, full-bodied woman, and royal ripe.

    The Night-Born

  • Over one eye he has a scar, a white slice the length of a thumbnail, the one part of his face that never turns nut-brown.

    23rd and Surf

  • The nomad was buttoning on a deep green shirt over his wife-beater as he strode toward the landing, his nut-brown hair hanging in loose, shining waves to his shoulders.

    Etched in Bone

  • She was a woman, a beautiful, nut-brown woman, with a sturdy, health-rounded woman's body and with wonderful deep-blue woman's eyes.

    The Night-Born

  • Above a square-domed forehead he saw a mop of brown hair, nut-brown, with a wave to it and hints of curls that were a delight to any woman, making hands tingle to stroke it and fingers tingle to pass caresses through it.

    Chapter 4

  • The nomad was buttoning on a deep green shirt over his wife-beater as he strode toward the landing, his nut-brown hair hanging in loose, shining waves to his shoulders.

    Etched in Bone

  • The nomad was buttoning on a deep green shirt over his wife-beater as he strode toward the landing, his nut-brown hair hanging in loose, shining waves to his shoulders.

    Etched in Bone

  • Michael Bryant was a nut-brown necromancer who looked as if he may genuinely have commanded graves to open.

    The Tempest - review

  • The nomad was buttoning on a deep green shirt over his wife-beater as he strode toward the landing, his nut-brown hair hanging in loose, shining waves to his shoulders.

    Etched in Bone

  • She is old; white-haired with nut-brown skin, worn and wrinkled by the passage of the seasons.

    Duet « A Fly in Amber

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