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Meaning of TAWNY

Pronunciation:  'tonee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of a light brown to brownish orange color
 

TAWNY is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: chromatic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Taw"ny\, a. [Compar. {Tawnier}; superl. {Tawniest}.] [F.
tann['e], p. p. of tanner to tan. See {Tan}, v. t. & n. Cf.
{Tenn['e]}.]
Of a dull yellowish brown color, like things tanned, or
persons who are sunburnt; as, tawny Moor or Spaniard; the
tawny lion. ``A leopard's tawny and spotted hide.''
--Longfellow.

 

 

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