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burnt sienna

[ burntsee-en-uh ]
/ ˈbɜrnt siˈɛn ə /
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noun

See under sienna (def. 1).
an intense dark reddish-brown color.

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Origin of burnt sienna

First recorded in 1835–45
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burnt sienna

noun

a reddish-brown dye or pigment obtained by roasting raw sienna in a furnace
a dark reddish-orange to reddish-brown colour
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