from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A reddish-brown pigment prepared by calcining raw sienna.
  • n. A dark reddish orange.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. dark reddish brown colour, like that of roasted sienna.
  • adj. Of a dark reddish brown colour, like that of roasted sienna.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. sienna made of a much redder color by the action of fire.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a shade of brown with a tinge of red
  • n. a reddish-brown pigment produced by roasting sienna


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  • When the books arrived, he built a bookcase, stained it the same burnt sienna asMan o'War,and pinned the elegant racehorse on the wall above it—where he could see it from his favorite chair.

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