[ faw-nee ]
/ ˈfɔ ni /
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adjective, fawn·i·er, fawn·i·est,
of a color like fawn.
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The prisoners wear fawny homespun clothes, of cloth such as the peasants weave, with irregularly occurring brown stripes.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
This species resembles L. Periclymenum, but is readily distinguished by the sessile flower-heads, and fawny-orange flowers.Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs|A. D. Webster