Definition of brown noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//braʊn//
; NAmE NAmE//braʊn//
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 [uncountable, countable] the colour of earth or coffee leaves of various shades of brown Brown doesn't (= brown clothes do not) suit you. Word OriginOld English brūn, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bruin and German braun.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brown