Part of speech: adjective

Of a color inclining to brown.

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Usage examples "brownish":

  1. The ground is a greenish or brownish white. - "The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1", Allan O. Hume.
  2. A brick fireplace of generous proportions with a high, narrow mantel shelf of brownish red marble occupied most of one of the other, and narrower, walls. - "The Heart of Arethusa", Francis Barton Fox.
  3. Brownish fungus was underfoot. - "The Mad Planet", Murray Leinster.