Translation of tawny in Spanish:
adjective -nier, -niest
- (hair/mane)pardo rojizo invariable adjective(port)Example sentences
- 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.
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