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brunette

[ broo-net ]
/ bruˈnɛt /
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adjective
(of hair, eyes, skin, etc.) of a dark color or tone.
(of a person) having dark hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.
noun
a person, especially a female, with such coloration.
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Origin of brunette

1705–15; <French; feminine of brunet

OTHER WORDS FROM brunette

bru·nette·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for brunette

brunette
/ (bruːˈnɛt) /

noun
a girl or woman with dark brown hair
adjective Also: brunet
dark brownbrunette hair

Word Origin for brunette

C17: from French, feminine of brunet dark, brownish, from brun brown, of Germanic origin; see brown
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