Definition of burnt sienna in English:

burnt sienna

Line breaks: burnt si¦enna
Pronunciation: /bɜːntsiˈɛnə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
1A deep reddish-brown pigment made by calcining raw sienna.
More example sentences
  • Like a tube of oil paint: if I buy a tube of burnt sienna, burnt sienna has to be in that tube.
  • Burnt umber, terre verte, red ochre, red lake and burnt sienna were identified in several places.
  • At the very least I am living proof that turpentine, cadmium red, burnt sienna, Venetian red et al are not carcinogenic.
1.1A deep reddish-brown colour.
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  • Here the exploding greens and oranges of the mid-1990s have given way to burnt sienna and more pregnant-reds - colours that are more meditative, deeper, and emotionally resonant.
  • Well, can you remember that mysterious color - burnt sienna - that was never brown enough for trees, and never really orange enough for flowers?
  • With skin tone colors of apricot, tan, sepia, mahogany, salmon, raw sienna, and burnt sienna, white was used primarily to alter shades and create a layered tint.

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