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tawny

Saltos de línea: tawny
Pronunciación: /ˈtɔːni
 
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Definición de tawny en inglés:

adjetivo (tawnier, tawniest)

Of an orange-brown or yellowish-brown colour: tawny eyes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They deployed into the teeth of a furious dust storm that ended in thunder and rain and left tents flattened and Kuwait City covered in tawny dust and mud.
  • Lions vary in colour from nearly white to deep ochre brown but tawny yellow is the commonest shade.
  • When little else is blooming, their cheery flowers of lavender, blue, pink, purple and white brighten the garden like colorful constellations against the tawny yellows and browns of autumn.

sustantivo

[mass noun] Volver al principio  
An orange-brown or yellowish-brown colour: pine needles turning from tawny to amber
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He had hair so black there was a blue sheen to it, and his eyes were an odd, bright green with a flash of tawny in the center, his skin an even golden brown tan.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French tane, from tan 'tanbark'; related to tan1.

Derivados

tawniness

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sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Poussin was clearly pleased with the transverse pattern of the flight, in which the tawniness of the two gods alternates with the primrose of the two nymphs, and Syrinx's posture mirrors that of Pan.
  • Lime, red onion and cilantro add a splash of color to the near-uniform tawniness of many of the dishes.
  • The practical result of cold soak is to produce wines with brighter color, less tawniness with added complexity.

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