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1. Having brown hair or eyes.
2. Of a dark complexion or coloring.
A person with brown hair.

[French, from Old French, diminutive of brun, brown, of Germanic origin; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]



1. (esp. of a male) brunette.
2. a person, usu. a male, with dark hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.
[1885–90; < French, derivative of brun brown]
bru•net′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brunet - a person with dark (brown) hairbrunet - a person with dark (brown) hair  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.brunet - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"
blond, blonde, light-haired - being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes; "blond Scandinavians"; "a house full of light-haired children"


Of a complexion tending toward brown or black:


, brunette
a. trigueño-a, de piel oscura.
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When Normand Brunet of the Universite du Quebec a Montreal helped to conceive the Green Laboratory for Sustainable Development project, community involvement was the cornerstone.
Hint: The word is usually spelled brunet when used of a boy or man and brunette when used of a girl or woman.
Otherwise, they could end up being banned from the United States for a long time; according to Jean-Phillipe Brunet, a partner at the Montreal law firm Ogilvy Renealt LLP, who specializes in business immigration.
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In 2001, at a site in Chad, anthropologist Michel Brunet of the University of Poitiers in France and his coworkers found jaw fragments, isolated teeth, and the nearly complete skull of a creature that the researchers identified as a hominid and assigned to the category Sahelanthropus tchadensis.
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