Origin of burnt sienna
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Origin of sienna
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Word Origin for sienna
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Word Origin and History for burnt sienna
city in central Italy, probably from Senones, the name of a Gaulish people who settled there in ancient times. Related: Sienese. The brownish-ochre color (1760) is from Italian terra di Sienna "earth of Siena," where the coloring material first was produced.