Definitions

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  • adjective of brown tinged with orange

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Examples

  • Because it was found deep inside a pile of human excrement and was the characteristic orange-brown color that bone turns when it has passed through the digestive tract, the fragment provides the earliest direct evidence that dogs – besides being used for company, security and hunting – were eaten by humans and may even have been bred as a food source, he said.

    Man's Best Friend: Study Identifies 9,400-Year-Old Dog

  • Because it was found deep inside a pile of human excrement and was the characteristic orange-brown color that bone turns when it has passed through the digestive tract, the fragment provides the earliest direct evidence that dogs – besides being used for company, security and hunting – were eaten by humans and may even have been bred as a food source, he said.

    Man's Best Friend: Study Identifies 9,400-Year-Old Dog

  • There was a fresh cloth over his eyes, with orange-brown stains already seeping through.

    End of Time

  • There was a fresh cloth over his eyes, with orange-brown stains already seeping through.

    End of Time

  • Because it was found deep inside a pile of human excrement and was the characteristic orange-brown color that bone turns when it has passed through the digestive tract, the fragment provides the earliest direct evidence that dogs – besides being used for company, security and hunting – were eaten by humans and may even have been bred as a food source, he said.

    Man's Best Friend: Study Identifies 9,400-Year-Old Dog

  • A few feet from the rig, globs of orange-brown oil floated in the sparkling ocean water -- a reminder that Boop's rig sits about 32 miles northwest of where the Deepwater Horizon sank nearly eight weeks ago.

    Aboard a shallow-water gas rig, regulatory confusion keeps crew waiting

  • It's not a single, coherent blob but rather an irregular, amoeba-shaped expanse that in some places forms a thin sheen on the water and in other locations is braided and stretched into tendrils of thick, orange-brown gunk.

    After Gulf Coast oil spill, scientists envision devastation for region

  • The oil by its nature is hard to peg: It's not a single, coherent blob, but rather an irregular, amoeba-shaped expanse that in some places forms a thin sheen on the water and in other locations is braided and stretched into tendrils of thick, orange-brown gunk.

    As oil leaks into the Gulf, pondering the worst-case scenario

  • The oil by its nature is hard to peg: It's not a single, coherent blob, but rather an irregular, amoeba-shaped expanse that in some places forms a thin sheen on the water and in other locations is braided and stretched into tendrils of thick, orange-brown gunk.

    More worst-case scenarios in gulf oil spill

  • A few feet from the rig, globs of orange-brown oil floated in the sparkling ocean water -- a reminder that Boop's rig sits about 32 miles northwest of where the Deepwater Horizon sank nearly eight weeks ago.

    Aboard a shallow-water gas rig, regulatory confusion keeps crew waiting

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