Definition of tenné in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtenē/
(also tenny) Heraldry


Orange-brown, as a stain used in blazoning.
Example sentences
  • In addition to these tinctures, Tenné and sanguine are included.


[usually postpositive]
Of the color of tenné.


Mid 16th century: obsolete French, variant of Old French tane (see tawny).

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Syllabification: ten·né

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