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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.]
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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.
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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"
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Of a complexion tending toward brown or black:
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, brunette
a. trigueño-a, de piel oscura.
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