browned


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brown

 (broun)
n.
Any of a group of colors between red and yellow in hue that are medium to low in lightness and low to moderate in saturation.
adj. brown·er, brown·est
1. Of the color brown.
2.
a. Having a brownish or dark skin color.
b. Often Offensive Of or being a person of nonwhite origin.
3. Deeply suntanned.
tr. & intr.v. browned, brown·ing, browns
1. To make or become brown.
2. To cook until brown.
Phrasal Verb:
brown off Chiefly British Slang
To make angry or irritated.

[Middle English, from Old English brūn; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

brown′ish adj.
brown′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.browned - (of skin) deeply suntanned
brunet, brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"
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Lee and co-workers in Cornell's laboratory at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva found that honey has the ability to clarify browned apple juice.
Effective treatment involves mixing just 2 percent honey by weight with browned apple juice and letting it sit at room temperature for 90 minutes.