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proper noun 
  1. An English surname derived from the transliteration of various Asian surnames, particularly originating from China and Vietnam.

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  1. (colour) a yellowish-brown color, colour.
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    1. a darkening of the skin resulting from exposure to the sun.
    • She still has a from her vacation in Mexico.
      1. the bark of an oak or other tree from which tannic acid is obtained.
  • Dutch: gebruinde kleur
  • French: bronzage , hí¢le (aspirated h)
  • German: Brí¤une , Sonnenbrí¤une
verb (tan, n, ing)
  1. (intransitive) to change to a tan colour due to exposure to the sun.
  • No matter how long I stay out in the sun, I never &mdash; though I do burn.
    1. (transitive) to change an animal hide into leather by soaking it in tannic acid.
  1. see w:Tanning, Wikipedia article on Tanning.
  • Dutch: looien
  • French: tanner
  • German: gerben, walken
  • Spanish: broncear
adjective ((compar): tanner, (superl): tannest)
  1. (colour) of a yellowish-brown.
  • Mine is the white car parked next to the pickup truck.
    1. having dark skin as a result of exposure to the sun.
  • You"re looking very this week.
  • Translations: 
    • Dutch: gebruind, gebruinde
    • German: braun, sonnengebrí¤unt
    • Spanish: bronceado (por el sol)

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