In English, a person with brown hair. In French, a woman with brown hair (a brown-haired man is a "brunet").

Bru*nette" (?), n. [F. brunet, brunette, brownish, dim. of brun, brune, brown, fr. OHG. brn. See Brown, a.]

A girl or woman with a somewhat brown or dark complexion.



Having a dark tint.


© Webster 1913.

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