dun-coloured


dun-coloured
adjective
having a dun color
Syn: ↑dun-colored
Similar to: ↑colored, ↑coloured, ↑colorful

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Dun — This interesting surname, found in England, Scotland and Ireland, has a number of possible origins. Firstly, it may be of Anglo Saxon origin, from the Olde English pre 7th Century and Middle English dunn , meaning dull, brown, dark coloured , and …   Surnames reference

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