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1. A reddish-brown pigment prepared by calcining raw sienna.
2. A dark reddish orange.
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1. (Dyeing) a reddish-brown dye or pigment obtained by roasting raw sienna in a furnace
2. (Colours) a dark reddish-orange to reddish-brown colour
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an intense dark reddish brown color.
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|Noun||1.||burnt sienna - a shade of brown with a tinge of red|
brick red - a bright reddish-brown color
Indian red - a reddish-brown color resembling the red soil used as body paint by American Indians
|2.||burnt sienna - a reddish-brown pigment produced by roasting sienna|
sienna - an earth color containing ferric oxides; used as a pigment
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