umber

Part of speech: adjective

BROWNISH.

Part of speech: noun

A brown pigment or color.

Part of speech: adjective

Umbered.

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Usage examples "umber":

  1. The popples, shining silvery, were almost bare of leaves, but the scrub oaks clung tenaciously to a crackling umber- brown foliage. - "The Adventures of Bobby Orde", Stewart Edward White.
  2. The vermilion deepened into charred umber, and soon the west was a blackened grate; another day vanished in ashes. - "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
  3. He put in a touch of burnt umber and again considered the effect. - "The Fortunate Youth", William J. Locke.