tawne

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman tawné.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtau̯neː/, /ˈtau̯niː/

Noun[edit]

tawne (uncountable)

  1. tawny, brown-orange (colour)
  2. tawny-coloured fabric
  3. A tawny-coloured beverage

Descendants[edit]

  • English: tawny
  • Scots: tanny, tannie

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Adjective[edit]

tawne

  1. tawny-coloured

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet; inde              rose, murrey; purpel, purpur              claret