adjective Date: 14th century of the color of a brown nut

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  • Nut-brown — a. Brown as a nut long kept and dried. The spicy nutbrown ale. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nut-brown — [nut′broun′] adj. dark brown, like some ripe nuts * * * …   Universalium

  • nut-brown — [nut′broun′] adj. dark brown, like some ripe nuts …   English World dictionary

  • nut-brown — adj dark brown in colour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nut-brown — adjective MEDIUM brown in color …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nut-brown — COLOUR Nut brown is used to describe things that are dark reddish brown in colour. ...a tiny, nut brown monkey …   English dictionary

  • nut-brown — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : brown as a nut …   Useful english dictionary

  • nut-brown — UK / US adjective medium brown in colour …   English dictionary

  • nut brown — noun : a color of brown nuts (as hazel, chestnut, or walnut) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nut-brown butter — noun brown butter …   Wiktionary

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