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bru·nette

 (bro͞o-nĕt′)
adj.
Having brown hair.
n.
A girl or woman with brown hair.

[French, feminine of brunet; see brunet.]
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brunette

(bruːˈnɛt)
n
a girl or woman with dark brown hair
adj
(Colours) dark brown: brunette hair.
[C17: from French, feminine of brunet dark, brownish, from brun brown, of Germanic origin; see brown]
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bru•nette

(bruˈnɛt)

adj.
1. (of hair, eyes, skin, etc.) of a dark color or tone.
2. (of a person) having dark hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.
n.
3. a person, esp. a female, with such coloration.
[1705–15; < French; feminine of brunet]
bru•nette′ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brunette - a person with dark (brown) hairbrunette - 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.brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"
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Translations
سَمْراء، سَوْداء
tmavovláska
brunette
tummaverikkö
barna nõ
dökkhærî stúlka
brunetė
brunete
brunetka

brunette

[bruːˈnet]
A. Nmorena f, morocha f (LAm), prieta f (Mex)
B. ADJmoreno
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

brunette

[bruːˈnɛt] n(femme f) brune f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

brunette

nBrünette f
adjbrünett
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

brunette

[bruːˈnɛt] nragazza (or donna) bruna
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

brunette

(bruːˈnet) noun
a woman with brown or dark hair. He prefers blondes to brunettes.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

brunet

, brunette
a. trigueño-a, de piel oscura.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Most redheads and some brunets carry a gene mutation believed to make them more pain-sensitive.
"This partnership is a wonderful opportunity to bring together our proficiency in running a hotel and event center with the Brunets' ability to run both our restaurant and the food service for the social and corporate events held in our event center," said Peter Morgan, owner of The Highlander Inn.
The cafe and 3C's Catering are owned by Pam and Dennis Brunet.