AskDefine | Define auburn

Dictionary Definition

auburn adj : (of hair) colored a moderate brown; "auburn hair" [syn: reddish-brown]

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see Auburn

English

Etymology

From the Latin albus, meaning white.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A dark reddish-brown colour, often used to describe hair colour.
    auburn colour:   

Translations

reddish-brown

Adjective

  1. Of a reddish-brown colour.

Translations

reddish-brown

External links

Extensive Definition

Auburn may refer to:

Places

In Australia:
In Canada:
Places whose names include Auburn:

Other uses

  • The Auburn Automobile Company, an American automobile marque that existed from 1900 to 1937
  • Auburn (color): when used about hair, it is most often a reddish brown. Some internet browsers recognize it as an HTML colour name
  • Auburn singer, JR Rotem's signee, known for her hit "Superman"
auburn in German: Auburn
auburn in French: Auburn
auburn in Galician: Auburn
auburn in Dutch: Auburn
auburn in Polish: Auburn
auburn in Portuguese: Auburn
auburn in Swedish: Auburn
auburn in Volapük: Auburn

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Titian, adust, bay, bay-colored, bayard, brazen, bronze, bronze-colored, bronzed, brownish-red, carroty, castaneous, chestnut, chestnut-brown, copper, copper-colored, coppery, cupreous, erythristic, ferruginous, foxy, henna, liver-brown, liver-colored, livid-brown, mahogany, red-crested, red-haired, red-polled, red-tufted, reddish-brown, roan, rubiginous, rufous, russet, russety, rust, rust-colored, rusty, sunburned, terra-cotta, xanthous
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