umber

  1. an earth pigment
  2. a medium to dark brown color

Umber

In its natural form, it is called raw umber. When heated (calcinated), the color becomes more intense, and the color is known as burnt umber. The name comes from terra di ombra, or earth of Umbria, the Italian name of the pigment. Umbria is a mountainous region in central Italy where the pigment was originally extracted. The word also may be relat...
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Umber

• (n.) See Grayling, 1. • (n.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water colors, obtained from certain natural clays variously colored by the oxides of iron and manganese. It is commonly heated or burned before being used, and is then called burnt umber; when not heated, it is called raw umber. See Burnt umber, below. • (...
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umber

1. A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water colours, obtained from certain natural clays variously coloured by the oxides of iron and manganese. It is commonly heated or burned before being used, and is then called burnt umber; when not heated, it is called raw umber. See Burnt umber, below. ... 2. An umbrere. ... 3. [F. Ombre, umbre, ...
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umber

adjective of the color of any of various natural brown earth pigments
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Umber

A native earth similar to sienna but with a greater proportion of manganese. Burnt umber is made in a similar manner to burnt sienna. The burnt is considerably warmer than the raw which is of cool green-grey-brown tint.
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umber

brownish red
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umber

natural brown earth containing ferric oxide and manganese oxides, used as pigment.
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umber

umber 1. A natural brown earth containing ferric oxide and manganese oxides, used as pigment. 2. Any of the shades of brown produced by umber in its various states.
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Umber

Umber is a natural substance comprised of hydrated ferric and manganese oxides with variable proportions of earthy matter. It is used as a brown pigment.
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Umber

Umber is a naturally occurring mineral used as a pigment.
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Umber

Umber is a substance comprised of hydrated ferric and manganese oxides with variable proportions of earthy matter. It is used as a brown pigment.
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umber

umber: see ocher.
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umber

[adj] - of the color of any of various natural brown earth pigments 2. [n] - an earth pigment
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